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Re: GCC Steering Committee decision on ISO C conversion


On Thu, 13 Jun 2002, Kaveh R. Ghazi wrote:

> For volunteers willing to assist with the conversion, a general rule
> of thumb is that we'll keep traditional C support in the parts of GCC
> compiled by the stage1 bootstrap compiler.  However to avoid
> confusion, below is an explicit list of the sections where we consider
> traditional C required and those where we prefer ISO C.

> Traditional C Required
> ----------------------
> libiberty
> GCC backend (anything in libbackend.a)

Does this require traditional C for target files in gcc/config/ for
targets that are only used for cross-compilation, or which don't have any
non-ISO bootstrap compiler?

-- 
Joseph S. Myers
jsm28@cam.ac.uk


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