g++ -vs- libgcj

Mark Mitchell mark@codesourcery.com
Mon Jun 19 16:34:00 GMT 2000

>>>>> "Tom" == Tom Tromey <tromey@cygnus.com> writes:

    Tom> I'd like to recommend that C++ front end changes be used to
    Tom> rebuild libgcj on a regular basis.  libgcj uses some g++
    Tom> features that nobody else uses (e.g., `extern "Java"').  We
    Tom> see g++ breakage much more frequently than we'd like.

What are the obstacles to putting libgcj in the tree at this point?
This is the single best, and likely the only, way to really ensure
that libgcj is built before checkins.

Mark Mitchell                   mark@codesourcery.com
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