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Re: Patch: automatic dependencies for gcc
>>>>> "Ben" == Ben Elliston <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Ben> I'm sure this will attract a lot of flames ;-), but did you consider
Ben> just converting the gcc directory over to Automake? Without the runtime
Ben> library goop in there now, it should be a lot simpler.
I did not consider it.
FWIW I don't think Automake is really suitable for GCC. GCC does
funny things, like the Make-lang.in fragments (which are found at
configure time -- Automake likes to see this kind of stuff at
Maybe it could be done. Or maybe GCC could use Quagmire :-).
But IMO automatic dependencies are the most important missing feature.
What else is there? GCC doesn't use "make dist", and many of the
other missing targets are not really super-useful, as evidenced by
nobody ever writing them.