Subject: Re: Proper way to do C++ development under -current
To: Rick Byers , Urban Boquist <email@example.com>
From: Nick Hudson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/31/2000 06:21:14
On Tue, 31 Oct 2000 08:58:43 -0500 (EST), Rick Byers wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Oct 2000, Urban Boquist wrote:
> > Rick> What is the proper way to do real C++ development in NetBSD?
> > On i386 I use pkgsrc/lang/gcc (2.95.2) together with the flag
> > -fsjlj-exceptions and it has been working relatively well. At least
> > _much_ better than the stock NetBSD gcc which I agree is almost
> > unusable when it comes to C++...
> Excellent, that -fsjlj-exceptions flag did the trick. It doesn't appear
> to be documented in the man pages or info file. The only documentation I
> found was in the gcc source which says using the "setjump/longjump"
> approach is the default (obviously not the case). Just out of curiosity,
> does anyone know why this flag is necessary on NetBSD/i386?
> Maybe it should be made the default mode for our gcc pacakge (atleast on
> i386 anyway)?
I was under the impression that it was already set as the default by Krister
some time ago.
In fact a quick search of the mailing archives returned this link
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