Re: Plans for GCC in Squeeze
Laurent GUERBY writes:
> arm need some work for Ada to support "ZCX" exceptions, after asking
> on the gcc@ list I got some people proposal and advices on how to proceed.
> I tried to build 4.4 with sjlj for arm but exceptions did not work, this was
> a few monthes ago so may be it's better now.
> What is your plan exactly? sjlj?
Both SJLJ and ZCX are possible at this point, so I am undecided.
Since Etch, the native packages provide both SJLJ and ZCX; we could
decide that the cross compiler for arm supports only SJLJ unless and
until upstream adds support for ZCX.
> Reference: http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2008-12/msg01185.html
> Note: binutils people are working on the stage1 "too big to link" issue on arm:
Thanks for the references. They will come in handy.
> For multilib a priori when it's not working for Ada it's a simple matter
> of adding better detection in gcc/ada/gcc-interface/Makefile.in, many
> people have contributed patches there.
Yes, that is also my feeling.
> One item left is adding to gnatmake smartness to handle -m flag
> without needing explicit --RTS=, this will allow testsuite
> to check multilib for Ada, discussed here but no
> volunteer yet:
> Also reported:
> Thanks in advance,
Again thanks for the references.