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Re: [gcc-in-cxx] zlib?


On Wed, 2009-07-15 at 19:07 -0700, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
> Jerry Quinn <jlquinn@optonline.net> writes:
> 
> > Hi.  I started looking at what it would take to convert zlib to build
> > with c++.
> 
> The zlib library in gcc is actually a copy of upstream sources, so I
> don't think it would be a good idea to make this change.  We should stay
> as close to the upstream source as possible.

I figured this was probably the case, hence asking before I did too much
work :-)

It does mean that we will always have to have c++ and c available to
bootstrap.  Was one of the goals to remove the need for a host C
compiler?

Meanwhile, I'm working on libdecnumber...

Jerry



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