ports/63427: Disabling the Java frontend at compile time

erob erob at videotron.ca
Tue Jul 6 13:40:02 PDT 2004

On Tue, Jul 06, 2004 at 07:41:24PM +0200, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Jul 2004, Etienne Robillard wrote:
> > You're probably right about the complexity thing.
> > However, I doubt that disabling libgcj is sufficient (in my case)
> > in areas like saving compilation time and/or space.
> Perhaps you could conduct an experiment and check how much compilation
> time and/or space you will save when disabling the Java frontend per se,
> and not just libgcj?
> I'd be interested to see the differences between
>  - full gcc34 port
>  - gcc34 port without libgcj
>  - gcc34 port without libgcj and the whole Java frontend
> If the data is convincing, I'm still worried about the complexity thing,
> but if there is a worthwhile payoff and one of my fellow ports committers
> who has more experience in this area is willing to review the patch, I'll
> let this convince myself. :-)  Deal?
> Gerald

Sure, no problem. 
I'll set this up and get back to you as soon as I get some results. 


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