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Re: [RFA] fix for utils.c bool problem
> but the ``I think'' highlights the problem :-( I don't think we should
>> be working around problems in an un released BFD :-/
> I don't follow that. If we ever, ever built using a "system" bfd.h,
> maybe. BFD is part of our source distribution, for all that it is
> owned by a different group. "Released" doesn't mean anything.
BFD and GDB share a common repository as this allows close co-operation.
If it were possible, we'd be sharing a repository with GCC. These GDB
vs BFD problems come up all the time (this one is just extra nasty :-).
I think both GDB and BINUTILS should be getting together and fixing
the problem. Obviously if this had come up after a branch had been cut,
I'd likely be giving a very different story - HACK - fortunatly it didn't.
> The names that would need to be changed are 'true' and 'false'. That's
> a problem of fairly great magnitude.
While the problem is going to cause much entropy in the code, it should
also be 100% mechanical. Look at other changes that have gone through
GDB they were far less mechanical but still successful.
As they say, GDB can provide BINUTILS with the necessary technical