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Re: documenting changes to the front-end interface (was: Removemake_function_rtl)

On Thu, 11 Jan 2001, Fergus Henderson wrote:

> So, what's the policy?  Should changes that affect language
> front-ends be documented in gcc/LANGUAGES, or not?

In principle, the whole front end interface should be documented.  OK to
commit the following patch to projects/index.html?

Index: index.html
RCS file: /cvs/gcc/wwwdocs/htdocs/projects/index.html,v
retrieving revision 1.9
diff -u -r1.9 index.html
--- index.html	2000/12/22 17:52:15	1.9
+++ index.html	2001/01/11 12:27:22
@@ -115,6 +115,13 @@
 for these builtins should be discussed with the gcc and libc-alpha

+<li>Fully document the interface of front ends to GCC (that is, the
+<code>tree</code> interfaces, and the various functions, hooks, etc.,
+that a front end must or may provide).  <code>gcc/c-tree.texi</code>
+includes some of this information; <code>gcc/LANGUAGES</code> contains
+incomplete information about changes that have been made to this

 <h2>Better builtin string functions</h2>

Joseph S. Myers

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