[RFC] Winelib enhancements (Compiler)

Acke Carlsson ackek at tiscali.se
Fri Nov 29 17:50:38 CST 2002

On Thursday 28 November 2002 08:00 pm, Dimitrie O. Paun wrote:
> On November 28, 2002 01:35 pm, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> > > -CC=gcc
> > > +CC=wcc
> > >
> > >   Q: Alexandre, would you accept such a utility in the tree?
> >
> > I don't know, I don't think you can write a one-size-fits-all script,
> > different apps will require different options, and then it will get
> > even more confusing IMO if you have two different ways of doing it
> > depending on your options. Maybe we should simply have a script
> > example in the documentation that people can adapt and ship with their
> > app if the makefile really makes it hard to set options.
> Sorry, maybe I was unclear. This wrapper will probably be a small C
> program that understands gcc's options. It needs to do the following:
>   -- add the include dirs first
>   -- add -fshort-wchar
>   -- add -D__int8=char -D__int16=short -D__int32=int "-D__int64=long long"
>   -- remove cygwin options not recognized by the Linux gcc
> If you think about them, it kindda makes sense, as under a Windowish
> environment these options are _implied_ in the invocation of gcc,
> just like -I /usr/include is implied when you invoke gcc under Linux.
> So to be honest, I don't see why it would be confusing, and second,
> why we can not have a one-size-fits-all wrapper.
> As I said, this is more a porting tool, to help you with the initial port.
> If the app has a configure script, you would want to instrument it to
> generate the correct flags for the compiler, and use gcc directly. But this
> is time consuming, and you have to worry about so many things at the
> beginning, I find it so much easier to have something working, and tweak
> only one thing at a time.

Some small ide from uClibc.
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