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Re: [PATCH] Let gcc bootstrap again on OpenBSD


On Thu, 2005-01-13 at 20:00, Marc Espie wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 13, 2005 at 08:35:53AM -0500, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> > + 
> > + /* Configuration for an OpenBSD i386 target.
> > +    
> > +    Copyright (C) 1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> > Hmm, did you write this in 1999?
> > 
> > + 
> > + This file is part of GNU CC.
> > No,
> > "This file is part of GCC".
> > 
> > Please don't introduce more spurious references to "GNU CC"!  Copy
> > the license header from one of the many files on mainline which have
> > it right.
> > 
> > Fix that before committing please.
> 
> YES I did write this file in 1999! This is how much red tape and changes
> and not the right version of gcc it has taken me to get this into shape
> so that it is suitable to be part of the mighty GCC distribution.
> 
Notwithstanding that, the Copyright date should also reflect the date it
is first introduced into the GCC source tree.

> Now, apart from those trifle details, 
> 
> * I'D FINALLY LIKE TO HAVE THIS MESS SETTLED *
> 
> Can someone with write approval finally tell me I can, at the end, after
> five years of trying on and off, when I have the free time to do, restore
> OpenBSD to boostrap land in GCC ?

The MAINTAINERS file says that Loren is the freebsd port maintainer. 
It's really up to him in cases like this.

R.


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