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scripting interface to GCC ?
- From: Mike Mattie <codermattie at gmail dot com>
- To: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Sun, 12 Mar 2006 01:02:52 -0800
- Subject: scripting interface to GCC ?
Hello GCC developers,
Has anyone ever tried to build a scripting interface into the guts of
GCC with something like SWIG ?
I am currently working on a program where I want to embed a portion of
another program into my project. It would be very nice if I could use a
static call graph from my entry points to hoist out the code I need.
I know that for non-technical reasons gcc has not been modularized in
the past (from a reading of digests). But how about taking a swig like
approach where a scripting interface is bolted onto the guts of the
For now I will probably try and strip off the dead-code from the object
files after compilation to avoid the complexity of figuring dependencies
at a source level, but I wondered if the idea resonated with any of the