EGCS as a component

David Starner dstarner98@aasaa.ofe.org
Sun Jan 31 23:58:00 GMT 1999


Joe Buck wrote:
> 
> >    There's gotta be a better way to organize the code, to enable tool
> > writers to leverage the remarkably stable front-ends (C/C++ anyway) of
> > egcs.
> 
> I'm afraid that's exactly what RMS is extremely worried about:
> specifically, that proposed changes make it easier for *proprietary*
> tools to use the gcc front ends or back ends.

It's been done before - SRC Modula-3 used what I would guess was a
back-end-interface style front-end to gcc and wrote its own proprietary
Modula-3 front end. 

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David Starner - dstarner98@aasaa.ofe.org
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