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* [binutils-gdb] Don't add type linkage names to cooked index
@ 2022-10-17 16:10 Tom Tromey
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From: Tom Tromey @ 2022-10-17 16:10 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: gdb-cvs;h=acd121de32c3924347f228d8f27000a09b9c8949

commit acd121de32c3924347f228d8f27000a09b9c8949
Author: Tom Tromey <>
Date:   Fri Oct 14 07:08:57 2022 -0600

    Don't add type linkage names to cooked index
    The compiler will sometimes emit a linkage name for a type, like:
        <1d3>   DW_AT_linkage_name: (indirect string, offset: 0x106f): 11__mbstate_t
    These names aren't very useful, and this patch changes the DWARF
    reader so that they are ignored by the cooked index.

 gdb/dwarf2/read.c | 5 -----
 1 file changed, 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/gdb/dwarf2/read.c b/gdb/dwarf2/read.c
index e62f9752a80..33dfd52b362 100644
--- a/gdb/dwarf2/read.c
+++ b/gdb/dwarf2/read.c
@@ -17991,11 +17991,6 @@ tag_can_have_linkage_name (enum dwarf_tag tag)
   switch (tag)
-      /* We include types here because an anonymous C++ type might
-	 have a name for linkage purposes.  */
-    case DW_TAG_class_type:
-    case DW_TAG_structure_type:
-    case DW_TAG_union_type:
     case DW_TAG_variable:
     case DW_TAG_subprogram:
       return true;

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