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RE: gcc 4.x for Cygwin?

On 29 November 2007 17:09, Corinna Vinschen wrote:

> On Nov 27 18:38, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> Now for something completely different:
>> Did anything happen in the gcc 4.x world which would help us to get a
>> gcc 4.x for Cygwin at one point?  Are some of the problems reported in
>> fixed in the
>> meantime? 
>> As for Charles' options how to go on:
>>> (1) either you drop ada and java support, and we live with the
>>> ever-increasing brokenness that will accumulate in the sjlj code, or
>>> (2) you switch to dwarf2, we keep ada and java, but loose the callback
>>> stuff and break backward compatibility.
>>> (3) you release TWO entire SETS of compilers: an sjlj one with only
>>> C/C++/Fortran, and a "real" one with DWARF2 and the full compiler
>>> suite. This is a support nightmare; I recommend against.
>> I'd opt for option 2.
> Dave?  Any opinion from the gcc maintainer?

  Option 2.  I don't see there's any other sensible choice.  Ultimately I
guess I'd like to figure out a way to make unwinding and exceptions interwork
with the native SEH to address the potential downside.

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