[cfe-dev] Update the claim "GCC does not require a C++ compiler to build it" on comparison page

Richard Smith richard at metafoo.co.uk
Tue Mar 5 13:50:45 PST 2013

On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 11:44 AM, David Chau <davidc at google.com> wrote:

> On the "Clang vs Other Open Source Compilers" comparison page
> (http://clang.llvm.org/comparison.html), one of the pros of GCC is
> "GCC does not require a C++ compiler to build it."
> This is no longer true: "GCC now uses C++ as its implementation
> language. This means that to build GCC from sources, you will need a
> C++ compiler that understands C++ 2003"
> (http://gcc.gnu.org/gcc-4.8/changes.html).
> Could you update the comparison page? Thanks.

Done in r176515, thanks.
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