This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the GCC project.
Re: Preserving bootstrap with non-GCC compilers
- From: Jeffrey A Law <law at redhat dot com>
- To: Eric Botcazou <ebotcazou at libertysurf dot fr>
- Cc: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 09:39:32 -0700
- Subject: Re: Preserving bootstrap with non-GCC compilers
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Reply-to: law at redhat dot com
On Wed, 2006-03-01 at 08:15 +0100, Eric Botcazou wrote:
> I'm a big fan of Zack's "over-my-dead-body" motto when it comes to ditching
> bootstrap with non-GCC compilers. :-) It turns out that bootstrap is again
> broken on mainline for them (at least Sun CC) and that the problem is another
> instance of PR bootstrap/18058.
Even though I don't mess with HP-UX anymore (and boy I'm a happier man
for that!), I'm still a supporter of the ability to bootstrap with
> Given that the problem has already showed up at least twice and that there is
> a straightforward way to mimic it with GCC, I'm proposing to be proactive and
> add -fkeep-inline-functions to CFLAGS for stage1 of an --enable-bootstrap
> build if the bootstrap compiler is a version of GCC that supports it. More
> generally, if other bootstrap with non-GCC compilers issues pop up, I think
> we should strive to emulate them with GCC.
Seems quite reasonable to me.