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Re: Ada files now checked in


On Fri, Oct 05, 2001 at 06:17:41PM -0400, Geert Bosch wrote:
> 
> On Fri, 5 Oct 2001, Zack Weinberg wrote:
>   
>   You are assuming that the GCC driver with Ada support can handle C,
>   which is not necessarily the case.  As it happens, the one on my
>   system does include a cc1 - but it's 2.8.1-based, and therefore does
>   not work with glibc 2.2.x, so it might as well not exist.
> 
> So, you're saying that GCC can be bootstrapped with about any compiler, 
> but not with a somewhat older version of itself?

Only because 2.8.1 is incompatible with glibc 2.2.x.  More
specifically, it has a bunch of bugs that get tripped up by glibc's
aggressively modern header files.

zw


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