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Re: Fwd: Windows support dropped from gcc trunk
- From: Steve Kargl <sgk at troutmask dot apl dot washington dot edu>
- To: Tim Prince <tprince818 dot tp at gmail dot com>
- Cc: "fortran at gcc dot gnu dot org" <fortran at gcc dot gnu dot org>, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2015 08:36:47 -0700
- Subject: Re: Fwd: Windows support dropped from gcc trunk
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- References: <561E67C1 dot 40701 at aol dot com> <561E75A4 dot 50001 at gmail dot com>
On Wed, Oct 14, 2015 at 11:32:52AM -0400, Tim Prince wrote:
> Sorry if someone sees this multiple times; I think it may have been
> stopped by ISP or text mode filtering:
> Since Sept. 26, the partial support for Windows 64-bit has been dropped
> from gcc trunk:
> winnt.c apparently has problems with seh, which prevent bootstrapping,
> and prevent the new gcc from building libraries.
> libgfortran build throws a fatal error on account of lack of support for
> __float128, even if a working gcc is used.
> I didn't see any notification about this; maybe it wasn't a consensus
> There are satisfactory pre-built gfortran 5.2 compilers (including
> libgomp, although that is off by default and the testsuite wants acc as
> well as OpenMP) available in cygwin64 (test version) and (apparently)
The last comment to winnt.c is
2015-10-02 Kai Tietz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* config/i386/winnt.c (ix86_handle_selectany_attribute): Handle
selectany within this function without need to keep attribute.
(i386_pe_encode_section_info): Remove selectany-code.
Perhaps, contact Kai.
I added email@example.com as this technically isn't a Fortran issue.