[PATCH] Delete GCJ

Iain Sandoe iain_sandoe@mentor.com
Tue Oct 4 18:40:00 GMT 2016


> On 4 Oct 2016, at 18:23, Mike Stump <mikestump@comcast.net> wrote:
> 
> On Oct 4, 2016, at 1:41 AM, Andrew Haley <aph@redhat.com> wrote:
>> 
>> On 04/10/16 09:39, Rainer Orth wrote:
>>> Hi Matthias,
>>> 
>>>> On 05.09.2016 17:13, Andrew Haley wrote:
>>>>> As discussed.  I think I should ask a Global reviewer to approve this
>>>>> one.  For obvious reasons I haven't included the diffs to the deleted
>>>>> gcc/java and libjava directories.  The whole tree, post GCJ-deletion,
>>>>> is at svn+ssh://gcc.gnu.org/svn/gcc/branches/gcj/gcj-deletion-branch
>>>>> if anyone would like to try it.
>>>> 
>>>> still breaks bootstraps when configured with --enable-objc-gc.
>>>> 
>>>> the immediate step should be to fix the bootstrap failure, as an additional step
>>>> to remove boehm-gc from the gcc sources and be able to use an external boehm-gc.
>>> 
>>> the first part is handled by my unreviewed patch
>>> 
>>> 	https://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2016-09/msg02437.html
>> 
>> Looks obvious to me, fixes bootstrap.  I think no-one will complain
>> if you check it in.
> 
> I don't know who wants to review it, but if people want me to, Ok.  The idea is that if ObjC is the last remaining user in tree for boehm-gc, then reasonably I'm the last man standing.  Of course, if others want to review approve the patch, I'm fine with that.  
> 
> I'm fine with patches to externalize boehm-gc if people want to push that direction.

+1

Iain


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