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Re: Bootstrapping without cwrappers

On Sun, Apr 16, 2017 at 05:20:03PM +0000, Taylor R Campbell wrote:
> > Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2017 19:00:52 +0200
> > From: Pierre Pronchery <>
> > 
> > since cwrappers was enabled by default on some platforms, it is 
> > effectively impossible to bootstrap without cwrappers there.
> > 
> > The patch attached here is a first attempt at fixing it. It basically 
> > turns "--cwrappers" into "--cwrappers <auto|yes|no>", while keeping the 
> > default to "auto" of course.
> > Thoughts?
> What's the benefit of bootstrapping without cwrappers?

ccache still works, as well as some things that were not ported over
like the misc hardening stuff that khorben added, although it was a
pretty quick transition (I just added it as CXX_APPEND or whatever).

I opted against continuing with it because static things like go did not

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