gcj patches for cygwin gcc-3.1

Nicholas Wourms nwourms@netscape.net
Sun Jun 9 17:01:00 GMT 2002

Billinghurst, David (CRTS) wrote:

>There is more work in store before it really works.  All I have done
>is get rid of a few compile time errors and patch the testsuite. There 
>are bugs in the libjava libraries. 
>None of these patches are in the main 3.1 branch.  All but the 
>configure.host patch, which is required to build with unmodified
>binutils, are in the 3.2 branch.  
>At present I bootstrap with a gcc/ada version of gcc-3.1 using the
>following options.  Note that 
> - ARFLAGS=crP is required to build libjava
> - you can't make gnatlib_and_tools without an ada bootstrap compiler
>You need dejagnu-1.4.2 to run the g++ tests.  Even with that, "make check" 
>will die a horrible death in libjava without a very nasty hack to
>/usr/share/dejagnu/remote.exp (below) to work around another problem - 
>possibly a cygwin bug - that I haven't followed up.
Well, I assume the changes are in the "cygwin-mingw-gcc-3_1-branch" 
right?  The ChangeLog for it says so...  Also, any luck with the 
objective-c compiler/libs in this version?

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