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Re: Adding files for Ada
- To: Richard Kenner <kenner at vlsi1 dot ultra dot nyu dot edu>
- Subject: Re: Adding files for Ada
- From: "Joseph S. Myers" <jsm28 at cam dot ac dot uk>
- Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 10:51:16 +0100 (BST)
- cc: <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
On Wed, 23 May 2001, Richard Kenner wrote:
> Where do the runtime libraries go? In this subdirectory, or in
> subdirectories of toplevel (the latter being where other languages
> place them)?
> They are presently in the same directory as the compiler sources. There have
> been discussions about splitting off the library, but it has never gotten far
> because I was told it would complicate the release process. I have no
> opinion on that issue myself.
Hopefully someone involved with moving libobjc etc. out to toplevel in
EGCS a few years ago can explain the issues and the advantages of having
libraries at toplevel; I don't remember them.
> I wasn't planning to, but I suppose I can. There's no a whole lot to add,
> since it basically builds like the rest of GCC with the exception of one more
> "make" to build the library and tools.
A single "make bootstrap" (or, better, a single "make") should suffice to
build all of GCC - including Ada libraries and tools when they are
> * write an announcement for gcc-announce;
> I don't see why: we're not releasing anything: we're just adding the
> files. It will be in the GCC 3.1 release and can be mentioned in that
Both Chill and Java were announced to egcs-announce when added to CVS,
even though not included in a GCC releases for many months after then.
Joseph S. Myers