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Re: value of $CXX when building libraries

[cc'ing the v3 list]

On Wed, Jan 10, 2001 at 12:40:19PM +0100, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> Phil Edwards <> writes:
> | On Wed, Jan 10, 2001 at 09:22:24AM +0100, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> | > 
> | > Well, now I'm wondering: which value should be used to compiler and
> | > library tests?  libstdc++/ is already doing flags
> | > computations; maybe we could start from there...
> | 
> | That's very true.  That script does nearly all the work already.  A makefile
> | rule could either call it, parse the results, and then use those values
> | directly; we wouldn't ever need a 'bin' directory.
> Oh God, you're right.  I think 'tests_flags --compiler' actually gives
> the right answer (now that I'm awaken, I think there is no need for
> further parsing, am I again being dense?) 

Running the version generated as part of my more recent build, it looks
like --compiler will work for the include paths with no more parsing
(warning, horrible line wrapping ahead).  From in the v3 build directory:

% cat src/libstdc++.INC
-nostdinc++ -I/home/pme/src/unified/libstdc++-v3/include -I/home/pme/src/unified/libstdc++-v3/include/std -I/home/pme/src/unified/libstdc++-v3/include/c_std -I/home/pme/build/build-2001-01-10-i686/i686-pc-linux-gnu/libstdc++-v3/include -I/home/pme/src/unified/libstdc++-v3/libsupc++ -I/home/pme/build/build-2001-01-10-i686/i686-pc-linux-gnu/libstdc++-v3/libio -I/home/pme/src/unified/libstdc++-v3/libio -I/home/pme/src/unified/libstdc++-v3/libmath

% ./tests_flags --compiler $PWD ~/src/unified/*3
-nostdinc++ -I/home/pme/build/build-2001-01-10-i686/i686-pc-linux-gnu/libstdc++-v3/include -I/home/pme/src/unified/libstdc++-v3/include/std -I/home/pme/src/unified/libstdc++-v3/include/c_std -I/home/pme/src/unified/libstdc++-v3/include -I/home/pme/src/unified/libstdc++-v3/libsupc++ -I/home/pme/src/unified/libstdc++-v3/libio -I/home/pme/src/unified/libstdc++-v3/testsuite -I/home/pme/src/unified/libstdc++-v3/include/backward -I/home/pme/src/unified/libstdc++-v3/include/ext

We wouldn't necessarily need to create the libstdc++.INC file anymore
(Alexandre? Sanity check?); if I recall, doing so was creating problems
with directories with colons in their names.

The output from --built-library could be split up like we're currently doing
to provide all the libtool/compiler invocations.  (The things you can do
after twiddling IFS never cease to amaze me, even after all this time.)

> Per could you try that option?

BTW, Per, be sure to look at the comments at the start of tests_flags[.in]
if you try --built-library or --installed-library.  The results were driving
me loony until I read that they're /supposed/ to be colon-separated.  :-)

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