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Re: Interesting project -- getting gjc working on Cygwin

On Sun, Mar 18, 2001 at 03:34:36PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Christopher Faylor" <>
>To: <>
>Cc: "Mumit Khan" <khan@xraylith.wisc.EDU>
>Sent: Sunday, March 18, 2001 5:02 AM
>Subject: Interesting project -- getting gjc working on Cygwin
>> Anyone interested in tackling the project of getting the gcj compiler
>> fully supported under Cygwin?  I don't know what this would entail,
>> exactly.
>> Maybe Mumit knows?  Mumit?
>Chris, does the gcc cvs tree @cygwin contain the gcj & libgcj code? I
>ask because I know you have a modified gcc, and I'd really rather not
>try to reinvent that particular wheel, before even looking into the
>libgcj stuff...

No.  The gcc repository is at  Most of my modifications to
gcc are there, although a couple of the patches that Mumit has
championed have not been accepted due to, AFAICT, gcc maintainer apathy.

If you are going to try to do this, it makes sense to use the current
version of gcc and gcj, or at least gcc3.0 (CVS branch gcc-3_0-branch).
I'm sure that there have been substantial gcj/libgcj changes since 2.95.2.


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