[arch-dev-public] gcc / gcc-libs / gcc-fortran / gcc-objc splitup issues
damir.perisa at solnet.ch
Fri Jan 25 17:50:27 EST 2008
Friday 25 January 2008, Jan de Groot wrote:
| 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
| Merging objc doesn't bring extra dependencies, merging fortran
| brings in mpfr. Do we have a problem with this change?
no problem, i welcome this migration!
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