--enable-plugin option overloaded

Andrew Haley aph@redhat.com
Thu Oct 22 09:06:00 GMT 2009

Matthias Klose wrote:
> On 19.10.2009 19:42, Andrew Haley wrote:
>> Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
>>> Andrew Haley<aph@redhat.com>  writes:
>>>> Matthias Klose wrote:
>>>>> --enable-plugin is used by classpath (part of libjava) and now by GCC
>>>>> itself. disabling the build of the gcjwebplugin now disables plugin
>>>>> support in GCC as well. Please could the option for enabling GCC
>>>>> plugin
>>>>> support be renamed to something like --enable-plugins,
>>>>> --enable-gcc-plugin, --enable-gcc-plugins ? The only reason for not
>>>>> renaming the existing libjava option is that it was there first, and
>>>>> that it is part of an imported tree.
>>>> That doesn't seem like a good enough reason to me.  We should rename
>>>> the libjava option --enable-web-plugin or --enable-browser-plugin .
>>> We could rename in the top leve configure/Makefile if we don't want to
>>> touch the classpath sources.
>> That sounds like a nice solution.
> it's not necessary to do this at toplevel, changing libjava is ok.
> tested with --enable-plugin --disable-browser-plugin, and
> --disable-plugin and --enable-browser-plugin.
> Ok for the trunk?

Looks like a good solution.


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