C vs. C++ breakage on 4.7 (was Re: [Patch, fortran] PR58007: unresolved fixup hell)

Richard Biener richard.guenther@gmail.com
Mon Jan 27 17:17:00 GMT 2014

Hans-Peter Nilsson <hp@bitrange.com> wrote:
>On Mon, 27 Jan 2014, Mikael Morin wrote:
>> Le 27/01/2014 02:56, Hans-Peter Nilsson a écrit :
>> > On Sun, 26 Jan 2014, Mikael Morin wrote:
>> >> Le 18/01/2014 21:17, Mikael Morin a écrit :
>> >>> Well, I guess that due to the touchy nature of the bug, there are
>> >>> that work by luck on old versions and fail (by unluck) on newer
>> >>> Thus, I will backport in a few days to 4.8 and 4.7.
>> >>>
>> >> I added the following hardening to the patch on the 4.8 backport
>> >> (http://gcc.gnu.org/r207117 and attached) and forward-ported it to
>> >> (http://gcc.gnu.org/r207118) as well.
>> >> 4.7 will come in an hour or so.
>> >
>> > Did you bootstrap & test the 4.7 backport?
>> >
>> Yes, works like a charm here.
>Huh, so we have C for cross-builds and C++ for bootstraps. 

No, we use a C host compiler in both cases. Only stages 2 and 3 build with a C++ compiler.

>wish we could retire that difference *also* on the 4.7 branch
>(using either C *or* C++ for *both* would be fine with me FWIW).
>I believe we're now eperiencing more problems than benefits with
>that difference, now that the migration is over.
>> > Looks like you committed C++ code there, in module.c:
>> Alright; can you try the attached patch?
>Sorry, not at the moment, but I see Janus took care of that
>(thanks) and it looks pretty obvious to me.  It'll be noticed
>when it's committed...
>brgds, H-P

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