HEADS UP: GCC 3.4.6 update in progress
Conrad J. Sabatier
conrads at cox.net
Wed Aug 30 02:59:44 UTC 2006
On Tue, 29 Aug 2006 19:33:36 -0700, Steve Kargl
<sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 08:29:16PM -0500, Conrad J. Sabatier wrote:
> > On Tue, 29 Aug 2006 16:04:47 -0700, Steve Kargl
> > <sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu> wrote:
> > > On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 05:50:22PM -0500, Conrad J. Sabatier
> > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Incidentally, I've been wondering for the longest time now:
> > > > is/are there any particular reason(s) why we exclude gcj from
> > > > the gcc tree/build? Sure would be a cool thing to have.
> > > >
> > >
> > > 1) It's not needed to build anything in the base system.
> > > 2) It takes a long time to build.
> > > 3) You really want to use the gcc41 or gcc42 port.
> > >
> > > Of course, IMHO.
> > I've tried both ports, but gcj fails to run, complaining about a
> > missing "spec" file (I forget the exact filename, maybe
> > "gcjlib.spec" or something similar). :-(
> > Is this maybe an arch-specific (amd64) problem? Or?
> Contact Gerald. He is fairly quick at addressing port
> issues. I don't build the ports because I build GCC
> svn sources for 4.1.x and trunk several times a week.
> I'll note that I don't normally build gjc. I can try
> a bootstrap tomorrow.
OK, will do. Thanks.
Conrad J. Sabatier <conrads at cox.net> -- "In Unix veritas"
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