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Re: Acceptance criteria for the git conversion
- From: David Edelsohn <dje dot gcc at gmail dot com>
- To: Mikhail Maltsev <maltsevm at gmail dot com>
- Cc: Eric Raymond <esr at thyrsus dot com>, GCC Development <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2015 11:00:50 -0400
- Subject: Re: Acceptance criteria for the git conversion
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- References: <20150901105414 dot GA30270 at thyrsus dot com> <55E5B5A2 dot 7070509 at gmail dot com>
On Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 10:26 AM, Mikhail Maltsev <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 09/01/2015 01:54 PM, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
>> With the machinery for the git conversion now in reasonable shape, it's
>> time to ask GCC's developers in general: what do you want this
>> conversion to accomplish?
> There was some discussion concerning file renaming:
> I think using different extensions for C and C++ code is a good thing (because having
> C++ code in ".c" files is confusing both for humans and for tools), and probably
> moving to git is a good occasion for such rename.
> I could take care of performing this change (i.e. make a list of C++ files with .c
> extension, fix build scripts, run some tests), if it is acceptable.