|| ||Ian Lance Taylor <iant-AT-google.com>|
|| ||gcc-in-cxx branch created|
|| ||Tue, 17 Jun 2008 23:01:35 -0700|
As I promised at the summit today, I have created the branch
gcc-in-cxx (I originally said gcc-in-c++, but I decided that it was
better to avoid possible meta-characters). The goal of this branch is
to develop a version of gcc which is compiled with C++. Here are my
presentation slides in PDF format: http://airs.com/ian/cxx-slides.pdf .
I have not yet committed any patches to the branch--at present it is
just a copy of the trunk. I will start committing patches soon, and
anybody else may submit patches as well. The branch will follow the
usual gcc maintainership rules, except that any non-algorithmic
maintainer may additionally approve or commit patches which permit
compilation with C++.
I have committed the appended patch to htdocs/svn.html.
RCS file: /cvs/gcc/wwwdocs/htdocs/svn.html,v
retrieving revision 1.86
diff -u -r1.86 svn.html
--- svn.html 12 Jun 2008 14:22:37 -0000 1.86
+++ svn.html 18 Jun 2008 06:00:13 -0000
@@ -410,6 +410,14 @@
<code>[function-specific]</code> in the subject line.
The branch is maintained by Michael Meissner.</dd>
+ <dd>This branch is for converting gcc to be written in C++. Patches
+ should be marked with the tag <code>[gcc-in-cxx]</code> in the
+ subject line. This branch operates under the general gcc
+ maintainership rules, except that any non-algorithmic maintainer is
+ additionally permitted to approve changes which permit compilation
+ with C++. The branch is maintained by Ian Lance Taylor.</dd>
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