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Re: [isocpp-ext] Can we expect that all C++ source files can have the same suffix?

From: Peter Dimov <pdimov_at_[hidden]>
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2022 16:36:27 +0300
Daniel Ruoso wrote:
> Em seg., 25 de abr. de 2022 às 09:06, Peter Dimov <pdimov_at_[hidden]>
> escreveu:
> > All that's also true without modules, but we still make it possible for
> > c++ hello.cc
> > to produce a working hello world executable
> FWIW, I'd be on board with a proposal for a "trivial build system"
> interface to be supported in various toolchains with the same command line
> and options. Maybe we can even convince our toolchain vendors to include
> such a tool. I think focusing on the compiler executable specifically as the one
> having to implement that is a mistake.

That's also something we already have, because c++ in the above is
typically the "compiler driver" executable, which invokes the compiler front
end, the compiler back end, [the assembler], and the linker.

Received on 2022-04-25 13:36:31