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Re: Merge C++ conversion into trunk (0/6 - Overview)

On Sun, Aug 12, 2012 at 3:33 PM, H.J. Lu <> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 12, 2012 at 1:04 PM, Diego Novillo <> wrote:
>> I will be sending 6 patches that implement all the changes we
>> have been making on the cxx-conversion branch.  As described in
>>, these patches
>> change the default bootstrap process so that stage 1 always
>> builds with a C++ compiler.
>> Other than the bootstrap change, the patches make no functional
>> changes to the compiler.  Everything should build as it does now
>> in trunk.
>> I have split the merge in 6 main patches.  I will send these
>> patches to the respective maintainers and gcc-patches.
>> Please remember that the patches conform to the new C++ coding
>> guidelines (
>> 1- Configuration changes.
>> 2- Re-write of VEC.
>> 3- Re-write of gengtype to support C++ templates and
>>    user-provided marking functions.
>> 4- New hash table class.
>> 5- Re-write double_int.
>> 6- Implement tree macros as inline functions so they can be
>>    called from gdb.
>> As discussed before, several of these patches do not fully change
>> the call sites to use the new APIs.  We will do this change once
>> the branch has been merged into trunk.  Otherwise, the branch
>> becomes a maintenance nightmare (despite not having changed many
>> caller sites we were already starting to run into maintenance
>> problems).
>> For those who would like to build the conversion, you can either
>> checkout the branch from SVN
>> (svn:// or get the merged
>> trunk I have in the git repo (branch dnovillo/cxx-conversion).
> dnovillo/cxx-conversion git branch failed to bootstrap on
> Fedora 17 x86-64 when configured with
> --enable-languages=c,c++,fortran,java,lto,objc,obj-c++,go
> I got
> /export/gnu/import/git/gcc-x32/gcc/objc/objc-act.c: In function
> \u2018tree_node* objc_build_constructor(tree,
> vec_t<constructor_elt_d>*)\u2019:
> /export/gnu/import/git/gcc-x32/gcc/objc/objc-act.c:3212:44: error:
> base operand of \u2018->\u2019 has non-pointer type
> \u2018constructor_elt_d\u2019
>    if (!VEC_index (constructor_elt, elts, 0)->index)

This patch fixes the error:

diff --git a/gcc/objc/objc-act.c b/gcc/objc/objc-act.c
index 5c924bf..caa16c7 100644
--- a/gcc/objc/objc-act.c
+++ b/gcc/objc/objc-act.c
@@ -3209,7 +3209,7 @@ objc_build_constructor (tree type,
VEC(constructor_elt,gc) *elts)
 #ifdef OBJCPLUS
   /* Adjust for impedance mismatch.  We should figure out how to build
      CONSTRUCTORs that consistently please both the C and C++ gods.  */
-  if (!VEC_index (constructor_elt, elts, 0)->index)
+  if (!VEC_index (constructor_elt, elts, 0).index)
     TREE_TYPE (constructor) = init_list_type_node;


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