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Re: gcc backup in g77 package?

> I guess this means that gcc-2.7.2-deb should be changed to take into
> account for the gcc-g77 binary -- but real problems start to come when
> (if) a GNU pascal comile comes out ... Maybe we should then just all
> provide a gcc that knows about c, c++, fortran, pascal, 
> (ada, lisp, cobol, .......)

IMO, the gcc driver in the gcc package should be modified to handle
fortran and whatever.  I would be very against any other package
backing up, replacing or otherwise mucking with with the gcc driver.
And no, I don't want update-alternatives to be used here either.

David Engel                        Optical Data Systems, Inc.
david@ods.com                      1101 E. Arapaho Road
(214) 234-6400                     Richardson, TX  75081

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