This is the mail archive of the mailing list for the Cygwin project.

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

Re: gcc v3 issue -- hacky solution

----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2002 2:28 PM
Subject: gcc v3 issue -- hacky solution

> If we can generate new operators for all of the builtin types that are
> currently being used in setup.exe, then, if we compile everything with
> -fno-exceptions (which I've just added to we won't have
> worry about having a mingw version of libstdc++.a around.
> It's a hack, I know, but the alternative of somehow building a mingw
> version of the stdc library is not too attractive.
> So, if anyone was looking for something, oh I don't know, repetitive
> do, that would be a good project, assuming that Robert agrees.
> (Unfortunately, my internal Robert simulator gives this about a 30%
chance of an
> agreement)

This external Robert simulator can confirm that, and drop it to about
10% :}.

I want to enable exceptions, to cleanup more of the code. I wouldn't be
stressed about haveing all the operators (surely there's a library
around already), but the no-exceptions clause won't fly without some


Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]