On the toplevel configure and build system

Joseph S. Myers joseph@codesourcery.com
Tue Mar 29 23:48:00 GMT 2011

On Tue, 29 Mar 2011, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:

> "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.

I included expect in the list on the basis of what Paolo said in 
<http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2011-03/msg01709.html> and 

Joseph S. Myers

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