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Re: [PATCH]: install.texi


On Tue, Jan 27, 2004 at 09:55:57PM -0600, Mohan Embar wrote:
> Hi People,
> 
> This patch adds a section on Java-specific libgcj configure
> options as requested by Tom Tromey here:
> 
> http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/java-patches/2003-q4/msg00670.html
> 
> Tom looked at the first draft of this here and elaborated on
> some of the options:
> 
> http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/java-patches/2004-q1/msg00265.html
> 
> Note that since the initial incarnation of the patch, I also
> added an explicit subheading for cross-compiler-specific options
> in order to be consistent with the new subheading for Java-specific
> ones.
> 
> Tom: I incorporated your suggestions and also took the liberty of
> adding your name to the patch because of them. I slightly embellished
> these descriptions w.r.t. your suggestions:
> 
> +@item --enable-interpreter
> +Enable the Java interpreter. The interpreter is automatically
> +enabled by default on all platforms that support it. This option
> +is really only useful if you want to disable the interpreter
> +(using @option{--disable-interpreter}).
> 
> +@item --disable-java-net
> +Disable java.net. This disables the native part of java.net only,
> +using non-functional stubs for native method implementations.
> 
> Finally, Michael Koch pointed out off-list that multiple AWT peer
> implementations may be specified. As such, I changed the documentation
> for --enable-java-awt to the following:
> 
> +@item --enable-java-awt=PEER(S)
> +Specifies the AWT peer library or libraries to build alongside
> +@samp{libgcj}. If this option is unspecified or disabled, AWT
> +will be non-functional. Current valid values are @option{gtk} and
> +@option{xlib}. Multiple libraries should be separated by a
> +comma (i.e. @option{--enable-java-awt=gtk,xlib}).
> 
> As before, I've attached the bzipped generated gccinstall.html
> if you're interested.

I'm okay with this but I'm not really counting, its Tom's decision.


Michael


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