Subject: Re: C99
To: None <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/27/2006 19:56:20
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Joerg Sonnenberger <> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 24, 2006 at 05:11:20PM -0400, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> > However, trying to build stuff on IRIX with gcc, I realize that an
> > additional CFLAGS (-std=3Dc99) is also required for gcc.  Instead of
> > patching the same number of packages again with an additional check, I
> > was thinking it might make more sense to simply add a=20
> >=20
> I prefer this. Does IRIX offer a c99 compiler frontend (as opposed to
> cc)? We could change CC=3Dc99 in this case.

IRIX MIPSPro does indeed provide a "c99" compiler frontend.  However,
this does not solve the problem when using gcc as the compiler.  Unless
we provide a wrapper for "c99" that invokes the appropriate compiler
with the right flags.


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