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Re: testing policy for C/C++ front end changes
- From: Fabien Chêne <fabien dot chene at gmail dot com>
- To: Richard Biener <richard dot guenther at gmail dot com>
- Cc: Sandra Loosemore <sandra at codesourcery dot com>, Jeff Law <law at redhat dot com>, "libstdc++" <libstdc++ at gcc dot gnu dot org>, GCC Development <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:08:04 +0100
- Subject: Re: testing policy for C/C++ front end changes
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2014-11-11 10:05 GMT+01:00 Richard Biener <email@example.com>:
> I think you need to retain the fact that one needs to bootstrap, not just
> build GCC. Thus "If your change is to code that is not in a front
> end, or is to the C or C++ front ends or <code>libgcc</code> or
> libraries, you must perform a bootstrap of GCC with all languages enabled
> by default, on at least one primary target, and run all testsuites."
> Ok with that change.
Perhaps that would make sense to mention the existence of the compile
farm, and add link to it.
Otherwise, such requirements (which are obvious) could clearly
discourage contributors that do not have access to a powerful machine.