Merging gdc (GNU D Compiler) into gcc

Andrew Haley
Tue Oct 4 08:41:00 GMT 2011

On 10/04/2011 08:08 AM, Iain Buclaw wrote:

> I've have received news from Walter Bright that the license of the D
> frontend has been assigned to the FSF. As the current maintainer of
> GDC, I would like to get this moved forward, starting with getting the
> ball rolling. What would need to be done? And what are the processes
> required? (ie: passing the project through to technical review.)

In general we welcome contributions like this.  The biggest problem in
the past has always been continued maintainership: some front- ends
have been abandoned because of a lack of TLC.  As the current GDC
maintainer, I'm sure you know that keeping up with gcc development
requires constant attention.  Do you have anyone who could be a


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