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Re: C++ bootstrap of GCC - still useful ?


> Perhaps it is better to always build those files with cc, perhaps not.
> Since there are two versions of the Ada RTL, the one in the compiler and
> the one in libada, my questions are:
>
> 1) Do they share any object files when not cross-compiling?
>
> 2) If not, is using C++ for the former okay?

There aren't really 2 versions and there aren't shared in any case.

> If the answers are "no" and "yes" respectively, I still think a patch
> like the one I suggested, where the host files in gcc/ are uniformly
> compiled with C++, is preferrable.

But your patch isn't necessary to do that, the C files are already compiled 
with the C++ compiler as of today; the only issue is at the linking stage.

-- 
Eric Botcazou


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