Defining a common plugin machinery

Brendon Costa bcosta@avdat.com.au
Fri Sep 19 15:00:00 GMT 2008


Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
> Write a one-line shell script to use as your compiler (that's what I
> would do), or define an environment variable which tells gcc which
> plugins to load (e.g., GCC_PLUGINS=/a/file:/another/file).
>
>   
Thanks for the input.

The one-liner shell script is a very good option.

The GCC_PLUGINS env var method is very similar to what i use currently,
though would require GCC to look for such an environment variable. It
would have basically the same affect as searching a directory for such a
list of plugins, but is more configurable and another way of achieving
"automatically loaded" plugins. I think i will follow up the script idea.

Thanks,
Brendon.



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