Bug#3838: GCC should depend on CPP, not conflict with it
Ian Jackson writes:
> David Engel writes ("Re: Bug#3838: GCC should depend on CPP, not conflict with it"):
> > Ian Jackson writes:
> > > Hmm. Why is it necessary for gcc to know which version of cpp is
> > > available, or for it to have exactly the right one ?
> > Would you want the front-end driver (gcc) to use different versions of
> > cpp and cc1/cc1plus?
> Forgive my naivete', but I don't see why it should matter.
Because they're designed to work together. That's why the FSF
includes cpp with gcc instead of packaging it separately.
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