libgcc c++ support bits moved

Todd Vierling
Mon Oct 9 18:02:00 GMT 2000

On Mon, 9 Oct 2000, Richard Henderson wrote:

: All the C++ support bits have now been moved out of libgcc.

: The removal of the C++ bits from libgcc also allows some of the build
: infrastructure to be simplified a smidgin.

Please document this in the texi files, and also fix the texi files to
indicate that the "gcc" frontend program mustn't be used to link C++
programs, even those not using the standard library's facilities.

In the past, for quite some time (and there are programs depending on this
fact), C++ code not making use of "C++ includes" (aka standard library in
today's terms) could be compiled and linked with the "gcc" program.  As of
this change, this will no longer be possible without explicitly saying
-fno-exceptions -fno-rtti to gcc.

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