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Re: gcc extensibility


On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 9:14 AM, Ludovic Courtès
<ludovic.courtes@inria.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr@integrable-solutions.net> skribis:
>
>> I do not think people working on plugins have come up with a
>> specification and an API they agree on.
>
> I think it’s wrong to consider plug-ins as second-class citizens.
>
> The plug-in mechanism is just a technical means to allow people to
> extend the compiler without having to have their code checked in the
> main tree.

No, that means would be using the old tool named 'patch' before building
GCC.

Richard.

> Thanks,
> Ludo’.
>


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