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Re: bootstrapping a C++ compiler

On Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 06:32:30PM +0200, Edgar Fuß wrote:
> > gcc-inplace-math [...] installs fewer packages built with the base compiler.
> Yes, I guess that's the main point.
> > nls is about translated messages, which seems useful for users even in
> > the bootstrapping case.
> I haven't the faintest idea what the point of translated messages from a development tool like a compiler is. I don't write
> so I don't expect cc to utter "keine Eingabedatei".

I agree - I consider translated messages from compilers a serious obfuscation
as you can not look up the terms it talks about in the relevant standards.

This is one of my biggest issues with Microsoft developement tools, where
it is close to impossible to switch the output language when running
batch builds (you can easily switch them on the IDE).


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