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Re: gcc v3 issue -- hacky solution
On Tue, Jan 22, 2002 at 07:39:10AM -0500, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 22, 2002 at 02:45:17PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>> >Or maybe Danny Smith can provide details on what it takes to build said
>> >library, and one of the folk that keep building gcc for-the-hell-of-it
>> >and talking on cygwin@ can become the maintainer?
>> It's easy enough to build the library for mingw. There's no trick there.
>Right, but the trick is using exceptions. You'll need a libgcc.dll to
>accomplish exceptions across dll boundaries. However, if the exceptions
>remain local then the static libgcc.a should work.
Agh. Good point. I forgot that you needed a DLL to properly deal with
exceptions. That complicates things even more.