once we have cpplib...

Jeffrey A Law law@cygnus.com
Thu Apr 9 22:03:00 GMT 1998


  In message < r2hg43eyby.fsf@happy.cygnus.com >you write:
  > bothner@cygnus.com (Per Bothner) writes:
  > 
  > > Persnally, I don't see this as having much importance.  Do we we really
  > > support the -V option?  Cygnus has always recommended against its use.
  > 
  > I think it is essential.  I have many old compilers lying around since
  > I build and install egcs frequently.  If a version is broken I must be
  > easy to use an old version.
So we have gcc.c look in $(libsubdir) for cpp.  If it finds it, then
it invokes the passes in the old way (cpp, cc1).  If no cpp is found
then it assumes that we have an integrated cpp & cc1.

jeff



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