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Re: Code assistance with GCC


On Apr 21, 2010, at 1:51 PM, Manuel López-Ibáñez wrote:
>>>> http://cx4a.org/software/gccsense/
>>> 
>>> This approach seems highly, uh, "inspired" from the exact same
>>> functionality in Clang.  Any reason not to contribute to that
>>> effort?
>> 
>> Surely trying to persuade people to contribute to some other project
>> rather than gcc is off-topic here.  Even if not, it's pretty hostile.
> 
> Would such a feature be accepted in GCC? Otherwise, this seems like a
> misunderstanding. Chris was not suggesting to contribute to Clang
> instead of GCC but instead to contribute to the Clang completion
> library rather than create your own 1-person project. Or at least this
> is how I understood it.

I actually meant to respond to him personally, I apologize for cc'ing the list.

I did this because the other responses made it seem that it wasn't something that would be accepted back into GCC proper.  Maintaining an invasive patch on the side for a long period of time didn't seem like a great idea.

-Chris


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