Subject: Re: binary sets and USE_NEW_TOOLCHAIN
To: James Chacon <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 10/17/2001 08:29:39
On Wed, Oct 17, 2001 at 03:20:50AM -0400, James Chacon wrote:

 > 1. Move all new toolchain bits into <set>/tc.mi
 > 2. Move all deleted toolchain bits into <set>/tc.old 
 > 3. Change makeflists to check for USE_NEW_TOOLCHAIN being on and pull in 
 >    either the mi file (for the on case) and tc.old for all other platforms.
 > The main advantage here is that it's easy to see in one place which bits got
 > added/deleted between the 2 toolchain areas (and I caught a few minor missed
 > files this way). Once the toolchain is completely cutover the tc.old files
 > can be converted into the obsolete files and the tc.mi files can go back into
 > their respective mi files.
 > Thoughts?

Sounds fine.  (Though, don't see why "tc.mi" can't just remain -- might
make future toolchain updates easier to deal with.)

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>