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Re: cc1 moved from package gcc to package cpp ?



On Mon, 10 Nov 2003, Dag Wieers wrote:

> On Mon, 10 Nov 2003, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 04:40:03AM +0100, Dag Wieers wrote:
> >
> > > I noticed cc1 moved from the gcc package to the cpp package. What was the 
> > > rationale behind this decision ? This change breaks my 
> > > distcc-compilers-fedora package.
> > 
> > GCC 3.3 has fully integrated preprocessor, ie. /usr/bin/cpp cannot work
> > without cc1.  The options were either to remove cpp package (but that would
> > mean anyone which needs cpp (e.g. several window managers) needs to
> > install glibc-devel and other stuff which they certainly need.
> > Or move cc1 into cpp package (which gcc rpm requires anyway).
> 
> Ok, it's just that normally distcc doesn't need a preprocessor on the 
> different nodes. And this change actually demands that the preprocessor is 
> installed on Fedora, although not used.

Actually, now that I think of it, cpp needed to be installed in the 
past anyway. The only difference is that I now have an extra package to 
rpm2cpio for the distcc compiler suite.

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