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Re: Merging gdc (GNU D Compiler) into gcc

On 4 October 2011 09:41, Andrew Haley <> wrote:
> On 10/04/2011 08:08 AM, Iain Buclaw wrote:
>> I've have received news from Walter Bright that the license of the D
>> frontend has been assigned to the FSF. As the current maintainer of
>> GDC, I would like to get this moved forward, starting with getting the
>> ball rolling. What would need to be done? And what are the processes
>> required? (ie: passing the project through to technical review.)
> In general we welcome contributions like this. ?The biggest problem in
> the past has always been continued maintainership: some front- ends
> have been abandoned because of a lack of TLC. ?As the current GDC
> maintainer, I'm sure you know that keeping up with gcc development
> requires constant attention. ?Do you have anyone who could be a
> co-maintainer?
> Andrew.

There is no one else who actively co-maintains the GCC side of GDC at
this current time, only people who help out with support on a
particular platform or architecture. I do hope this will change over
the next year though.

Iain Buclaw

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