[PATCH] Add support for --disable-libjava-multilib

Gerald Pfeifer gerald@pfeifer.com
Thu Dec 27 13:00:00 GMT 2007

On Fri, 14 Dec 2007, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> libjava is far bigger than any other target library in gcc and takes 
> much longer to build.  This patch (the configure bits originate from 
> SUSE?, I've only added corresponding configure.ac change) allows 
> building all target libs but libjava as multilib.  This can be handy in 
> distribution builds (as can be seen by both SUSE and Red Hat having 
> something similar (though I admit my original patch was much bigger 
> hack)), or when various devel libraries and headers libjava needs (Xorg, 
> GNOME, ALSA, firefox, ...) are only available for the primary arch, or 
> even when just trying to bootstrap/regtest gcc quickly on say x86_64.

Looks fair, though I cannot approve it.  If it goes in, I believe it's
significant enough to warrant documentation in gcc/doc/install.texi and
the release notes at gcc-4.3/changes.html.


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