testing policy for C/C++ front end changes

Jeff Law law@redhat.com
Mon Nov 10 04:50:00 GMT 2014


On 11/09/14 16:13, Sandra Loosemore wrote:
> https://gcc.gnu.org/contribute.html#testing
>
> and noticed that the policy is to require a complete bootstrap for C
> changes, but not for C++.  Given that GCC's implementation language is
> now C++, isn't that backwards?  I'm not trying to weasel out of the
> extra work for my patch, just curious if the web site guidelines have
> gotten bit-rotten after the switch to C++, or if the SC did indeed
> consider the issue already and the published policy is accurate.
They've bit-rotted a bit.  Interested in cons-ing up an update?

jeff



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