PR6878 (-cc1 should default to -fexceptions)

John McCall rjmccall at
Wed Jul 31 19:14:21 PDT 2013

On Jul 31, 2013, at 5:59 AM, Rafael EspĂ­ndola <rafael.espindola at> wrote:
>> And then the driver basically makes the same decision that it does today,
>> and if that differs from what it knows the frontend will decide, it should
>> pass the appropriate option.
> The -cc1 interface is not normally used by humans (other than us when
> writing tests), so why is this mild duplication better? It seems that
> if the driver needs to reason about some options, it should just pass
> the result to -cc1. If the options don't change the driver behavior,
> it should probably just forward them.

Well, it reduces the complexity of the frontend a bit.  I wouldn’t fervently
oppose your proposal, though, as long as we preserve the basic idea
that the -cc1 default should be fully compliance with the selected language.

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