Merging Apple's Objective-C 2.0 compiler changes

Paulo J. Matos pocmatos@gmail.com
Fri Sep 10 13:37:00 GMT 2010


Richard Guenther <richard.guenther@gmail.com> writes:

> On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 11:38 AM, Steven Bosscher <stevenb.gcc@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Not that I want to discourage anyone. Just practical considerations...
>> ;-)  I can't believe I'm saing this but: It may be better to spend
>> some effort on making clang work as a GCC front end.
>
> Oh, indeed - I'd welcome patches making "frontend plugins" possible
> and plugging clang.
>

May I ask why would GCC want clang as a frontend? Would it supersede the
current C frontend?

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PMatos



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