gcc 4.x for Cygwin?

Roger Wells ROGER.K.WELLS@saic.com
Tue Nov 27 19:10:00 GMT 2007

Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Now for something completely different:
> Did anything happen in the gcc 4.x world which would help us to get a
> gcc 4.x for Cygwin at one point?  Are some of the problems reported in
> http://sourceware.org/ml/cygwin-apps/2006-05/msg00044.html fixed in the
> meantime?
> As for Charles' options how to go on:
>> (1) either you drop ada and java support, and we live with the
>> ever-increasing brokenness that will accumulate in the sjlj code, or
>> (2) you switch to dwarf2, we keep ada and java, but loose the callback
>> stuff and break backward compatibility.
>> (3) you release TWO entire SETS of compilers: an sjlj one with only
>> C/C++/Fortran, and a "real" one with DWARF2 and the full compiler
>> suite. This is a support nightmare; I recommend against.
> I'd opt for option 2.
> Dave?  Charles?  Anybody?
FWIW, I would opt for dwarf2
> Corinna

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