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Re: G++ for CygWin
I read these two threads out of order. Sorry for the previous rant in
"Re: Lost g++ after update".
On Wed, 28 Jan 2004, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> If you want to install g++ you'll need the package `gcc-g++`, this pulls
> automatically the backend package which is currently named `gcc' (may be
> changed to `gcc-core') and the according MinGW packages. Similar with
> `gcc-java' and the others.
I strongly vote *for* the name change if you can figure out how to do it
without messing too much up.
> Eventually I will add the installation of `gcc-g++' as an requirement to
> the basic GCC installation since in previous releases it was one larger
> package which includes gcj, g++, g77 and gcc and the actual compilers
> and headers and the users are still used to get g++ automatically with
> this one huge package. Since I included also the frontends for Ada,
> ObjC and Pascal, the package would be really large and we already had
> lots of complaints about the size of the old gcc package (mainly since
> java was included), so it was separated.
Yeah! I'm glad you are still considering a fix.
Senior Realtime Software Engineer
VITAL - Visual Simulation Systems
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