hacking gcc - avoiding bootstrap?

Geoff Keating geoffk@cygnus.com
Fri Sep 29 14:29:00 GMT 2000

brent@rcfile.org writes:

> I hope _the word_ is that it is sane to do the 'make all' when only
> modifying frontend files.

You don't need to do a full bootstrap, but you _do_ need to check that
libstdc++ and libio and libgcc still build with your new compiler.

(There've been a number of incidences when someone changed the C++
frontend and suddenly libstdc++ won't build.)

- Geoffrey Keating <geoffk@cygnus.com>

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