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Re: Push GENERIC farther into C/C++ front ends.
- From: Benjamin Kosnik <bkoz at redhat dot com>
- To: gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Cc: mark at codesourcery dot com, gdr at acm dot org, jason at redhat dot com
- Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2004 11:31:17 -0500
- Subject: Re: Push GENERIC farther into C/C++ front ends.
- Organization: Red Hat / Chicago
> As Gaby says, there are lots of people out there using other approaches
> precisely because G++ can't be used in these ways. Attracting those
> projects to G++ is part of what we should be trying to do.
Absolutely yes. In the context of your argument, and others....
> (In my daytime job, I found it unfortunate that our students had to move
> from GCC to EDG, just ti be able to have access programs parse tree
> in their most generic form. I doubt we're unique in that position.)
For instance, some of these people have come to the C++ FE maintainers
and suggested that for their project, they'd like to use g++, but to do
so they need to compile gcc/cp with g++, not gcc. This seems simple
I believe Gaby offered to do this cleanup. What's the status on this,
Why are we pushing these people away?