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Re: PATCH: Handle the shared libgcc is a system library

On Sun, Jul 01, 2001 at 06:58:13PM +0100, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
> On Sun, 1 Jul 2001, H . J . Lu wrote:
> > 	* (slibdir): Set according to if the shared libgcc
> > 	library is a system shared library.
> > 	* configure: Rebuild.
> > 
> > 	* gcc.c (compiler_release): New string for the compiler
> > 	release.
> > 	(option_map): Add --release/-dumprelease.
> > 	(display_help): Add -dumprelease.
> > 	(process_command): Initialize compiler_release and handle
> > 	-dumprelease.
> Don't send patches without proper documentation - in this case, in
> invoke.texi for the -dumprelease option you're adding, and in install.texi
> under --slibdir where it says the default is libdir.  contribute.html
> clearly tells you that patches without documentation aren't acceptable;  
> they just waste everyone's time trying to reverse engineer from the code
> what the intended behaviour is.

I won't waste my time on documentation if my patch won't even be
considered. I will add patches only if my patch itself looks

BTW, I have been applying this patch for almost 10 months. It is for

FAIL: gcc.misc-tests/mg.c

What happened to it?

2000-09-10  Michael Chamberlain <>

	* gcc.misc-tests/mg.exp (compiler_output): Support tcl 8.3.1.

Index: gcc/testsuite/gcc.misc-tests/mg.exp
RCS file: /work/cvs/gnu/egcs/gcc/testsuite/gcc.misc-tests/mg.exp,v
retrieving revision
diff -u -p -r1.1.1.1 mg.exp
--- gcc/testsuite/gcc.misc-tests/mg.exp	2000/08/07 01:35:22
+++ gcc/testsuite/gcc.misc-tests/mg.exp	2000/09/11 00:18:50
@@ -23,5 +23,5 @@ load_lib mike-gcc.exp
 set actions none-of-the-above
-set compiler_output "mg.o ?: .*mg.c \[ \\\n\]*nonexist.h"
+set compiler_output "mg.o ?: .*mg.c \[ \\\\\n\]*nonexist.h"
 postbase mg.c "" "" "-MM -MG"

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