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Re: [PATCH] Replacing gcc's dependence on libiberty's fnmatch to gnulib's fnmatch


On Tue, 26 Jul 2016, Prathamesh Kulkarni wrote:

> >> GCC can run on other systems besides OSX and GNU/Linux, how can you
> >> test that your change does not break anything on those systems?
> >>
> > Well I have access to these two systems only. How would you suggest I
> > test my patches on all possible systems?
> Maybe building contrib/config-list.mk could help ? AFAIK, it will cross build
> the gcc tree for different targets, but not run the testsuite, however
> I could be wrong.

Building for different targets is fairly irrelevant here; the issue is 
building for different hosts, which is harder.

(It's possible there are some portability interfaces only used on 
particular targets, but that's not the main use case for libiberty in 
GCC.)

-- 
Joseph S. Myers
joseph@codesourcery.com


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