[arch-dev-public] gcc / gcc-libs / gcc-fortran / gcc-objc splitup issues

Andreas Radke a.radke at arcor.de
Fri Jan 25 05:30:46 EST 2008

Am Fri, 25 Jan 2008 10:08:45 +0100
schrieb "Jan de Groot" <jan at jgc.homeip.net>:

> Hi all,
> Recently we have gotten bugreports about gcc not having certain
> features of languages because we compile our compiler languages as
> split packages. (FS#9325).
> For objc, we already compile objc inside the gcc package, then remove
> it, to build it again in a package for extra. To fix gfortran, we
> would need to do the same...
> I've been thinking about this splitup: gfortran and objc aren't that
> big. They could be included in the main gcc/gcc-libs PKGBUILDs. For
> java, we will keep the split package. Other distributions like Debian
> and Ubuntu also have their gcj things separated.
> Merging objc doesn't bring extra dependencies, merging fortran brings
> in mpfr. Do we have a problem with this change?

makes sense to me. let's merge the packages that way when gcc4.2.3
comes out.


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