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Re: [PATCH] Let gcc bootstrap again on OpenBSD
- From: Gerald Pfeifer <gerald at pfeifer dot com>
- To: Marc Espie <espie at nerim dot net>
- Cc: gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org, dewar at adacore dot com,Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr at integrable-solutions dot net>,Mark Mitchell <mark at codesourcery dot com>, pinskia at physics dot uc dot edu
- Date: Sun, 9 Jan 2005 20:41:41 +0100 (CET)
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] Let gcc bootstrap again on OpenBSD
- References: <20050108155847.GA26242@tetto.home>
On Sat, 8 Jan 2005, Marc Espie wrote:
> Long-timers know I've had trouble keeping up with GCC development.
> Well, I finally found time to sit down and fix the most glaring issues
> in -current GCC.
> I don't know what's the exact status on 4.0 (branch, devel ?)
End of stage 3, that is, only bug fixes are allowed, but unbreaking a
platform which used to work with previous versions certainly qualifies
as a bug fix (if it is not too intrusive and might put other platforms
> In any case, this does:
> - allow GCC to boostrap on a recent OpenBSD i386 system.
> - take recent changes into account (e.g., work properly before i386
> switched to ELF, work properly before libpthread).
> - doesn't disturb other architectures (sparc64 still bootstraps).
> - restore trampoline functionality (ada runs)
> What to do ? Can I commit this, or are there still loops I need to jump
> through ?
In case you have problems getting the patch reviewed/approved, I suggest
filing a Bugzilla describing how broken mainline/4.0 is wrt. OpenBSD and
mark this as a regression.