xmake files purge

Kaveh R. Ghazi ghazi@caip.rutgers.edu
Fri Apr 6 09:11:00 GMT 2001


 > From: "Zack Weinberg" <zackw@stanford.edu> 
 > 
 > I don't know what is in libPW, libmalloc, libexc, or libw32; they may
 > have been necessary.

IIRC, libPW was useful on SVR3.  It often had an alloca function and
some other tidbits.  I suspect everything we need is in libiberty now.

libmalloc often contained a faster malloc (but I think it used more
space.)  I don't think we need to link with that.

Dunno about libexc or libw32.  (PS I couldn't find a reference to
libexc in your patch.)


 > In some places libm was requested, which I am guessing was a hangover
 > from when we didn't have a floating-point emulator.

If it turns out we need libm, we can always add an AC_SEARCH_LIBS test
to configure.  But for now I don't think we need it.

		--Kaveh
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