Patch: g++ -vs- Java exceptions, take 2

Gerald Pfeifer pfeifer@dbai.tuwien.ac.at
Thu Mar 2 15:16:00 GMT 2000


On Thu, 2 Mar 2000, Tom Tromey wrote:
>> It don't think that's suiteable for the release branch, where
>> we only want bugfixes and safety is the utmost concern.
> This patch actually makes g++/java more safe, because it eliminates a
> cause of errors.

Sorry, I didn't mean to refer to the patch, but I thought that you
suggested a new 2.95.x release containing the current Java frontend.
Making such an extensive change is something we haven't made on release
branches in the past.

> Anyway, for Java, we would like to do a new release in the 2.95.x
> series. Currently basically all of our users are forced to use the cvs
> gcc, because the 2.95.2 gcj/libgcj are missing many important features
> that people want.

I definitely see the problem. I'm just not sure what the best solution is.
If you consider the Java stuff in GCC 2.95.2 very broken and that upgrade
does not effect anything else...

Gerald
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