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Re: Comments wanted on an idea of changing the binutils version



> On Thu, 7 Mar 2002, Joe Buck wrote:
> 
> > So, it looks like it is GCC that is out of step.  Should we change the
> > output of "gcc --version"?
> 
> This was already fixed by
> 
> 2002-01-08  Joseph S. Myers  <jsm28@cam.ac.uk>
> 
>         * gcc.c (option_map): Remove --version.
>         (process_command): Handle -fversion following the GNU Coding
>         Standards.  Partially addresses PR other/704.

Hmm.  Haven't tried this out since I can't bootstrap the 3.1 branch
on Solaris at the moment, but the GNU Coding standards specify the
behavior of --version, not of -fversion.  If we don't support --version
we do not comply.




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