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From: "Ranjit Mathew" <rmathew@...>
Sent: Sunday, 16 February 2003 03:06
Subject: [MinGW-dvlpr] Re: New target macro MODIFY_JNI_METHOD_CALL for
> > > BTW 3.3 is due for release in two to three weeks. How do we
> > > Java?. I'm comfortable putting Ada support in gcc driver and
> > > separate gcc-core (c,c++,f,objc) plus gnat binary distros. Should
> > > remain separate binary distro, dependent on core?
> >As for Ada, I'll run another regression test, just to be sure.
> >Java seems nice to me. I've played a bit with it and had no problems.
> IMHO, only C/C++ should be the core of MinGW GCC with other "language
> downloadable as needed - GCJ itself is rather large (and getting
> every day).
ObjC is small (2-3 MB). Fortran is a sentimental favourite (and the
reason I downloaded mingw in the first place) and is also quite small.
Ada, by itself as about as large as C,C++,ObjC and Fortran combined.
Java is in same class as Ada.
> Even the self-installing "MinGW" exe might want to do something like
> setup (or Cygwin setup) where it only gets the components that the
> user has selected (but gcc-core, binutils, mingw-runtime and w32api
> included and made mandatory).
> Not everyone has a broadband connection you see.
I do see. A 10 MB upload takes between 90-160 min for me, depending on
how many electric fences and how many electric-fence-challenged sheep
are on in the front paddock..
> Just my 2p.
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