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Re: Bootstrap compilers (Was: 3.2 PATCH: Fully support parallelgnat1...)
- From: Andreas Schwab <schwab at suse dot de>
- To: Geert Bosch <bosch at gnat dot com>
- Cc: Zack Weinberg <zack at codesourcery dot com>,Richard Kenner <kenner at vlsi1 dot ultra dot nyu dot edu>,Rainer Orth <ro at TechFak dot Uni-Bielefeld dot DE>,Robert Dewar <dewar at gnat dot com>, gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org,gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, fw at deneb dot enyo dot de
- Date: Fri, 24 May 2002 16:13:53 +0200
- Subject: Re: Bootstrap compilers (Was: 3.2 PATCH: Fully support parallelgnat1...)
- References: <5D0717CA-6F1C-11D6-924D-00039344BF4A@gnat.com>
Geert Bosch <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
|> On Friday, May 24, 2002, at 02:21 , Zack Weinberg wrote:
|> > [People building from scratch starting with a C compiler other than
|> > GCC are up a creek, but I believe that has always been the case for
|> > the Ada front end.]
|> Note that in this case one builds using whatever wierd non-GCC
|> compiler to bootstrap, it is always best to first compile GCC enabling
|> the C language only. Then use that new compiler to build all languages.
Isn't this exactly what we are doing right know, and always did?
Andreas Schwab, SuSE Labs, email@example.com
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