[PATCH] Delete GCJ

Matthias Klose doko@ubuntu.com
Thu Oct 6 16:54:00 GMT 2016


On 06.10.2016 18:46, Iain Sandoe wrote:
> 
>> On 6 Oct 2016, at 17:42, Rainer Orth <ro@CeBiTec.Uni-Bielefeld.DE> wrote:
>>
> 
>>>> Here's what I tested. This requires a boehm-gc version 7.0 or later
>>>> (having the
>>>> header files in a gc subdirectory).  Depending on your available library, it
>>>> only builds the GC enabled library for the default multilib library, and just
>>>> skips over building the non-default multilib variants (assuming that most
>>>> people
>>>> won't have a libgc for that installed).  The --enable-objc-gc option is not
>>
>> this assumption may not hold, though: in Solaris 11+ where libgc is
>> bundled, both 32 and 64-bit libs are present, as always.  I'd also claim
>> that for multilib testing in general, it's bad to test different
>> multilibs with different configurations, so I'd rather have people doing
>> multilib testing obtain all variants of libgc.
> 
> likewise on Darwin, people may well build “fat” libraries, and I also would encourage testing of m32/m64,

so you both prefer to hard-fail if any of the libgc variants needed for the
multilibs is missing?  Maybe force this behaviour with --enable-objc-gc=yes, and
skip those which are not available with -enable-objc-gc=auto?

Matthias



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