Help me to develop a FreeBSD patch for gcc-4.2.1

Alexander Kabaev kabaev at
Wed Oct 8 20:03:23 UTC 2008

On Tue, 7 Oct 2008 20:25:03 -0700 (PDT)
Unga <unga888 at> wrote:

> --- On Wed, 10/8/08, Alexander Kabaev <kabaev at> wrote:
> > 
> > If you still have CVS tree available, you can do 'cvs
> > diff -rFSF' in
> > contrib/gcc and apply the patches to files gcc-4.2.1/gcc.
> > 
> Hi Alexander, thanks for the reply.
> I'm new to 'cvs diff -rFSF'. I need to do more home work before I try
> your method.
> Could you kindly confirm it work for you? after applying the patch,
> does your compilation of gcc complete cleanly? I get errors.
> Therefore, could you try it please.
> I'm waiting for your reply.
> Best regards
> Unga 

I never had a good reason to try, but it should compile with little
or no extra work. Getting diff against vendor branch in CVS is much
easier way than what you are doing anyway.

Alexander Kabaev
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