[PATCH] Delete GCJ

Rainer Orth ro@CeBiTec.Uni-Bielefeld.DE
Thu Oct 6 16:56:00 GMT 2016


Hi Matthias,

>>> 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?

I wouldn't hard-fail, but completely disable objc-gc with an appropriate
warning.  The Objective-C maintainers may have other preferences, though.

	Rainer

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