GCC 4.2 branch comparision failure building Java

Paolo Bonzini paolo.bonzini@lu.unisi.ch
Sat Mar 17 07:47:00 GMT 2007


Mark Mitchell wrote:
> Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> 
>> IIUC, the problem only manifests while *building* the release candidates,
>> not for users of the release candidate.
>>
>> For 4.2, my suggestion is to just use a bootstrap4 while building the RC.
> 
> That's an attractive idea.  But, I'd rather fix it correctly, because
> distributors may run into the same problem.

Sorry, I meant 4.2.0 -- for 4.2.1, we can backport whatever fix is needed
for 4.3.

>> For 4.3, we can use --enable-stage1-languages=all when building the RCs.
>> I can prepare a patch to do that automatically when --enable-generated-files-in-srcdir
>> is passed.
> 
> That might work, but it seems like overkill; that just makes the
> bootstrap process longer.

It makes it longer by one-two minutes: the time to build the three
front-ends without optimization.

Paolo



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