[patch] Update "Downloading the source" docs (Was: Components no longer exist)

Richard Biener richard.guenther@gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 09:50:00 GMT 2013

On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 12:01 AM, Jonathan Wakely <jwakely.gcc@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 17 January 2013 15:48, Michael Witten wrote:
>> The documentation here:
>>   http://gcc.gnu.org/install/download.html
>> says:
>>   It is possible to download a full distribution or
>>   specific components... If you choose to download
>>   specific components, you must download the core
>>   GCC distribution plus any language specific
>>   distributions you wish to use.
>> However, from what I can tell, this hasn't been the
>> case since the release of 4.7.0; there is only a
>> monolithic distribution of source (no separate
>> components).
>> Either the components need to be added, or the
>> documentation needs to be updated.
> Fixed by this patch, OK for trunk and 4.7?

I don't think mentioning what old GCC versions did is necessary, thus, ok

+Since GCC 4.7 it is only possible to download the full source distribution,
+not specific components.
+In GCC 3.0 and later versions, the GNU compiler
 testsuites are also included in the full distribution.


>         * doc/install.texi (Downloading the Source): Update references to
>         downloading separate components.

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