On the toplevel configure and build system

Ian Lance Taylor iant@google.com
Tue Mar 29 23:41:00 GMT 2011

"Joseph S. Myers" <joseph@codesourcery.com> writes:

> Specifically, I propose removal of all support for building: ash autoconf 
> automake bash byacc bzip2 diff dosutils fileutils findutils find gawk 
> gettext gnuserv gzip hello indent libiconv libtool make mmalloc patch perl 
> prms rcs release recode sed send-pr shellutils tar textutils time uudecode 
> wdiff zip expect guile target-gperf target-examples target-qthreads.  See 
> <http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2011-03/msg01674.html> and followups 
> regarding reasons to keep a few packages in my original list that aren't 
> in the list above.

The expect program is used by dejagnu, and I believe it will be used
when running tests if both dejagnu and expect are in the source tree.
At least, it used to work that way.  Everything else looks OK to me.


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