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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: tla1.2 on cygwin

From: Tom Lord
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: tla1.2 on cygwin
Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2004 20:21:20 -0800 (PST)

    > From: Robert Collins <address@hidden>

    >> I happen to think that "careful use" is a complete solution to this
    >> problem.

    > It's already been shown to be inadequate. 

No, it hasn't.

    > And with the current {arch} layout the side effects are bad.

    > I think we need to provide some mechanism for users with broken systems.
    > The question is: what approach is preferred by you (other than 'careful
    > use'). Then, folk interested in using broken systems can implement that.

A certain tasteful set of warnings and perhaps a per-user option to
turn them into hard errors to catch some cases is fine.  There's no
good reason to go changing {arch} layout or start changing the


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