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Re: testing policy for C/C++ front end changes


On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 5:50 AM, Jeff Law <law@redhat.com> wrote:
> On 11/09/14 16:13, Sandra Loosemore wrote:
>>
>> https://gcc.gnu.org/contribute.html#testing
>>
>> and noticed that the policy is to require a complete bootstrap for C
>> changes, but not for C++.  Given that GCC's implementation language is
>> now C++, isn't that backwards?  I'm not trying to weasel out of the
>> extra work for my patch, just curious if the web site guidelines have
>> gotten bit-rotten after the switch to C++, or if the SC did indeed
>> consider the issue already and the published policy is accurate.
>
> They've bit-rotted a bit.  Interested in cons-ing up an update?

Bootstrap should now be required for both C and C++ FE changes
_and_ for libstdc++ changes as well given we start to pull in
libstdc++ headers during bootstrap.

Richard.

> jeff
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