[arch-dev-public] Re-splitting gcc-{fortran,objc}?

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri Oct 16 12:15:14 EDT 2009

On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 10:09 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Allan McRae schrieb:
>> So if splitting these is OK:
>> 1) where do fortran and objc libs go?  gcc-libs or their own package.  The
>> later requires dependency fixing...
>> 2) can I bring in a gcc-ada package at the same time?  I have a local gcc
>> package that I can use to bootstrap it.
>> Allan
> In short, this is what I'd prefer:
> 1) One big gcc PKGBUILD
> 2) gcc package with gcc and g++ (not more)
> 3) gcc-libs package with the gcc and g++ libs (not more)
> 4) gcc-$lang package
> 5) If you want, gcc-$lang-libs package - I don't use anything besides C and
> C++, so I don't care if you split 4) and 5) or not - but I am in favor of
> splitting away 4) from 1).
> About ada - I don't use it, but I don't have objections. Just don't break
> the gcc/gcc-libs logic for any C/C++ package (from what I read so far, I
> assume this won't happen).

I agree with Thomas here. As long as C/C++ stays like this, splitting
the rest shouldn't affect the majority of us. I'm also totally fine
with ada

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