On 6 Feb, David O'Brien wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 06, 2002 at 11:19:19AM -0500, Mikhail Teterin wrote:
>> BTW, how about, may be, if the stars are right, bringing in the Java
>> support too? gcj is now one of the compilers, that come with the GCC
> Uh, NO! It is not needed by the base system. We really do not want to
> turn on all the support libs, etc.. that would be needed with this.
> There is a reason the gcc30 port takes 25 minutes to compile on a fast
> 1.2 GHz Athlon.
That's the thing. gcc30 port, essentially, installs a copy of the
compiler already available as part of the base. But the base is missing
gcj (the port does too for now), so one would be forced to add the port.
If it were possible (through a port) to add just gcj (and accompanying
libraries) to integrate with the already present gcc and other bits, but
it is not :-( Even the things like libiberty and libbfd are not
Can we have those installed, at least, to ease the work of the future
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