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Re: Using C++ in gcc (was Re: [RFC] type safe trees)


On Friday 25 June 2004 19:16, Richard Kenner wrote:
>     >   (2) Writing gcc in C++ is a better idea than writing it in an
>     >         invented language of our own that gets turned into C by
>     >         specially written tools.
>     >
>     > Sure.  But I haven't seen a proposal to write any significant chunk
>     > of code in that language, just a data structure description.
>
>     http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2004-06/msg01466.html
>
> Where in that posting is such a proposal?

 4) Incremental conversion to C++ idioms, where those are prudent.

That sounds like rewriting a significant chunk of code in C++ to me. 

Paul


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