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Re: [PATCH 05/11] maint: list djgpp/subpipe.c in po/POTFILES.in

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: [PATCH 05/11] maint: list djgpp/subpipe.c in po/POTFILES.in
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 09:53:22 +0100

Paul Eggert wrote:
> On 01/18/12 15:13, Joel E. Denny wrote:
>> Perhaps we should consider removing djgpp
>> support instead of trying to maintain it.
>> Does anyone know if it actually works correctly anymore?
> The last djgpp port was of Bison 2.4.1 (dated 2008);
> the port is dated more than two years ago
> <http://groups.google.com/group/comp.os.msdos.djgpp/msg/acb00acf38959aac>.
> Given Bruno's comments and this history, I wouldn't worry about
> continuing to support djgpp.  If djgpp developers come to us later
> and provide patches, we can resurrect the port.
> I'm CC'ing this to Juan Manual Guerrero to give him a heads-up.
> Juan, the URL for Joel's email is
> <http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-bison/2012-01/msg00054.html>.

For reference, I removed lots of ancient portability cruft from
gzip back in August, after a warning/rfc a few months prior.
That included some msdoc/djgpp support, and no one has complained since.

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