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Re: Name mangling

Eelke Klein wrote:

> Someone noted that C++ does namemangling and that the namemangling is
> different when using different compilers. This would mean that all code
> would have to be compiled with the same compiler.
> Any comments about this, is it true, is it a problem?

Some compilers even have different name mangling schemes accross versions.
So yes it is true.

If it is a problem depends on what you want to do. You can always use plain
C stubs to work around this problem like this:

extern "C" {
    void my_func () { }

If you just want to compile several C++ classes with several compilers than
you will most likely have problems.


Jorrit.Tyberghein@uz.kuleuven.ac.be, University Hospitals KU Leuven BELGIUM

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