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Re: [PATCH] Deprecate -frepo option.


On Wed, Jul 10, 2019 at 02:53:35PM +0200, Martin Liška wrote:
> On 7/10/19 2:48 PM, Nathan Sidwell wrote:
> > On 7/10/19 7:28 AM, Martin Liška wrote:
> > 
> >> Great, thank you.
> >>
> >> There's a patch for deprecating of the option in GCC 9 changes.
> >>
> >> May I install the patch right now or should I wait?
> >>
> > 
> > I think there needs to be a code patch so that use of the option gives a warning.
> > 
> > nathan
> > 
> That's done by 'Deprecated' keyword put on frepo in *.opt file:
> 
> $ ./gcc/xgcc -Bgcc -frepo /tmp/main.c
> xgcc: warning: switch ‘-frepo’ is no longer supported
> 
> I've already used the same mechanism for other deprecated options e.g.:
> 
> $ ./gcc/xgcc -Bgcc -mmpx /tmp/main.c
> xgcc: warning: switch ‘-mmpx’ is no longer supported

That doesn't seem to be correct for GCC 9 and -frepo though, the option will
be still supported, but deprecated and to be removed in the next release.
I think the Deprecated *.opt keyword is misnamed.

	Jakub


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