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Re: [ANN] gcc-2.95 dev snapshot updated to 1999-07-15
- To: Mumit Khan <firstname.lastname@example.org.EDU>
- Subject: Re: [ANN] gcc-2.95 dev snapshot updated to 1999-07-15
- From: "Robert Bresner" <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 15 Jul 1999 23:37:40 -0400
- CC: firstname.lastname@example.org
- References: <199907160222.VAA12013@mercury.xraylith.wisc.edu>
Does gcc do pre-compiled headers, or are there any plans
for gcc to do pre-compiled headers if it doesn't ?
Mumit Khan wrote:
> I've uploaded GCC-2.95 (upcoming merged egcs and gcc release) 1999-07-15
> dev snapshot binaries for Cygwin for those who want to see what's new and
> what's hot. Since the release of gcc-2.95 has been pushed back quite a
> bit due to the merging of FSF GCC and EGCS GCC, this may be a chance to
> check out the new features without having to wait a few weeks (at the
> very least).
> This is *only* meant for developers who may want to try out the newer
> features that will be part of the real release (such as the capability
> to create COM interfaces); expect problems, bugs, and so on. Please don't
> download unless you're willing to live on the edge.
> Patches are there of course.
> ============= 1999-07-15:
> Changes from 1999-06-26:
> - sync with gcc-2.95-1999-07-15 from CVS.
> - apply Jim Wilson's patch that fixes the problem compiling Cygwin
> - disabled inode based cpp optimization
> - rewritten pragma pack handling
> - various tweaks to C++ front-end
> Open issues:
> - bitfield packing. I've applied Donn Terry's patch, but it's not
> the default. If you want to layout bitfields exactly as MSVC
> does, compile with -fnative-struct flag.
> ============= 1999-06-26:
> Changes from 1999-06-09:
> - sync with gcc-2.95-1999-06-20 from CVS.
> - fix anonymous struct/union buglet in C++ (thanks to K. Haley for
> reporting this). This was a patching goof on my part.
> - fix for C++ DLLs. Now you can have inline members, virtual functions
> etc in DLL classes that are imported by clients.
> - various tweaks.
> Open issues:
> - bitfield packing. Damn this thing. I'm currently testing Donn Terry's
> changes which so far does the right thing, but have yet to run the
> full regression testsuite yet. If things go ok, it'll be in the next
> snapshot whenver that is.
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