Number of zip files in a GCCSDK release

John-Mark Bell jmb202 at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Feb 28 17:19:25 PST 2005


On Tue, 1 Mar 2005, Jeremy C B Nicoll wrote:

> In article <7d1188444d.Jo at hobbes.bass-software.com>,
>    John Tytgat <John.Tytgat at aaug.net> wrote:
> > I'm just wondering if each GCCSDK release still needs to be so split
> > up in several zip files.  E.g. why not bundle the contents of
> > cc1.zip, cc1plus.zip, g77.zip, gcc.zip, gccdoc.zip and utils.zip
> > together in one zip file ?
> 
> Why presume that everyone wants all the different components?

Well, even if they don't, they'd find it pretty useless without at least 
gcc.zip and cc1.zip. I'd personally advocate throwing in utils.zip, too, 
seeing as it contains valuable build tools, such as make.


John.




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