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1@c Copyright (C) 1988-2015 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
2@c This is part of the GCC manual.
3@c For copying conditions, see the file gcc.texi.
4
5@node Contributors
6@unnumbered Contributors to GCC
7@cindex contributors
8
9The GCC project would like to thank its many contributors. Without them the
10project would not have been nearly as successful as it has been. Any omissions
11in this list are accidental. Feel free to contact
12@email{law@@redhat.com} or @email{gerald@@pfeifer.com} if you have been left
13out or some of your contributions are not listed. Please keep this list in
14alphabetical order.
15
16@itemize @bullet
17
18@item
19Analog Devices helped implement the support for complex data types
20and iterators.
21
22@item
23John David Anglin for threading-related fixes and improvements to
24libstdc++-v3, and the HP-UX port.
25
26@item
27James van Artsdalen wrote the code that makes efficient use of
28the Intel 80387 register stack.
29
30@item
31Abramo and Roberto Bagnara for the SysV68 Motorola 3300 Delta Series
32port.
33
34@item
35Alasdair Baird for various bug fixes.
36
37@item
38Giovanni Bajo for analyzing lots of complicated C++ problem reports.
39
40@item
41Peter Barada for his work to improve code generation for new
42ColdFire cores.
43
44@item
45Gerald Baumgartner added the signature extension to the C++ front end.
46
47@item
48Godmar Back for his Java improvements and encouragement.
49
50@item
51Scott Bambrough for help porting the Java compiler.
52
53@item
54Wolfgang Bangerth for processing tons of bug reports.
55
56@item
57Jon Beniston for his Microsoft Windows port of Java and port to Lattice Mico32.
58
59@item
60Daniel Berlin for better DWARF2 support, faster/better optimizations,
61improved alias analysis, plus migrating GCC to Bugzilla.
62
63@item
64Geoff Berry for his Java object serialization work and various patches.
65
66@item
67David Binderman tests weekly snapshots of GCC trunk against Fedora Rawhide
68for several architectures.
69
70@item
71Uros Bizjak for the implementation of x87 math built-in functions and
72for various middle end and i386 back end improvements and bug fixes.
73
74@item
75Eric Blake for helping to make GCJ and libgcj conform to the
76specifications.
77
78@item
79Janne Blomqvist for contributions to GNU Fortran.
80
81@item
82Segher Boessenkool for various fixes.
83
84@item
85Hans-J. Boehm for his @uref{http://www.hpl.hp.com/@/personal/@/Hans_Boehm/@/gc/,,
86garbage collector}, IA-64 libffi port, and other Java work.
87
88@item
89Neil Booth for work on cpplib, lang hooks, debug hooks and other
90miscellaneous clean-ups.
91
92@item
93Steven Bosscher for integrating the GNU Fortran front end into GCC and for
94contributing to the tree-ssa branch.
95
96@item
97Eric Botcazou for fixing middle- and backend bugs left and right.
98
99@item
100Per Bothner for his direction via the steering committee and various
101improvements to the infrastructure for supporting new languages. Chill
102front end implementation. Initial implementations of
103cpplib, fix-header, config.guess, libio, and past C++ library (libg++)
104maintainer. Dreaming up, designing and implementing much of GCJ@.
105
106@item
107Devon Bowen helped port GCC to the Tahoe.
108
109@item
110Don Bowman for mips-vxworks contributions.
111
112@item
113Dave Brolley for work on cpplib and Chill.
114
115@item
116Paul Brook for work on the ARM architecture and maintaining GNU Fortran.
117
118@item
119Robert Brown implemented the support for Encore 32000 systems.
120
121@item
122Christian Bruel for improvements to local store elimination.
123
124@item
125Herman A.J. ten Brugge for various fixes.
126
127@item
128Joerg Brunsmann for Java compiler hacking and help with the GCJ FAQ@.
129
130@item
131Joe Buck for his direction via the steering committee.
132
133@item
134Craig Burley for leadership of the G77 Fortran effort.
135
136@item
137Stephan Buys for contributing Doxygen notes for libstdc++.
138
139@item
140Paolo Carlini for libstdc++ work: lots of efficiency improvements to
141the C++ strings, streambufs and formatted I/O, hard detective work on
142the frustrating localization issues, and keeping up with the problem reports.
143
144@item
145John Carr for his alias work, SPARC hacking, infrastructure improvements,
146previous contributions to the steering committee, loop optimizations, etc.
147
148@item
149Stephane Carrez for 68HC11 and 68HC12 ports.
150
151@item
152Steve Chamberlain for support for the Renesas SH and H8 processors
153and the PicoJava processor, and for GCJ config fixes.
154
155@item
156Glenn Chambers for help with the GCJ FAQ@.
157
158@item
159John-Marc Chandonia for various libgcj patches.
160
161@item
162Denis Chertykov for contributing and maintaining the AVR port, the first GCC port
163for an 8-bit architecture.
164
165@item
166Scott Christley for his Objective-C contributions.
167
168@item
169Eric Christopher for his Java porting help and clean-ups.
170
171@item
172Branko Cibej for more warning contributions.
173
174@item
175The @uref{http://www.gnu.org/software/classpath/,,GNU Classpath project}
176for all of their merged runtime code.
177
178@item
179Nick Clifton for arm, mcore, fr30, v850, m32r, msp430 rx work,
180@option{--help}, and other random hacking.
181
182@item
183Michael Cook for libstdc++ cleanup patches to reduce warnings.
184
185@item
186R. Kelley Cook for making GCC buildable from a read-only directory as
187well as other miscellaneous build process and documentation clean-ups.
188
189@item
190Ralf Corsepius for SH testing and minor bug fixing.
191
192@item
193Stan Cox for care and feeding of the x86 port and lots of behind
194the scenes hacking.
195
196@item
197Alex Crain provided changes for the 3b1.
198
199@item
200Ian Dall for major improvements to the NS32k port.
201
202@item
203Paul Dale for his work to add uClinux platform support to the
204m68k backend.
205
206@item
207Dario Dariol contributed the four varieties of sample programs
208that print a copy of their source.
209
210@item
211Russell Davidson for fstream and stringstream fixes in libstdc++.
212
213@item
214Bud Davis for work on the G77 and GNU Fortran compilers.
215
216@item
217Mo DeJong for GCJ and libgcj bug fixes.
218
219@item
220DJ Delorie for the DJGPP port, build and libiberty maintenance,
221various bug fixes, and the M32C, MeP, MSP430, and RL78 ports.
222
223@item
224Arnaud Desitter for helping to debug GNU Fortran.
225
226@item
227Gabriel Dos Reis for contributions to G++, contributions and
228maintenance of GCC diagnostics infrastructure, libstdc++-v3,
229including @code{valarray<>}, @code{complex<>}, maintaining the numerics library
230(including that pesky @code{<limits>} :-) and keeping up-to-date anything
231to do with numbers.
232
233@item
234Ulrich Drepper for his work on glibc, testing of GCC using glibc, ISO C99
235support, CFG dumping support, etc., plus support of the C++ runtime
236libraries including for all kinds of C interface issues, contributing and
237maintaining @code{complex<>}, sanity checking and disbursement, configuration
238architecture, libio maintenance, and early math work.
239
240@item
241Fran@,{c}ois Dumont for his work on libstdc++-v3, especially maintaining and
242improving @code{debug-mode} and associative and unordered containers.
243
244@item
245Zdenek Dvorak for a new loop unroller and various fixes.
246
247@item
248Michael Eager for his work on the Xilinx MicroBlaze port.
249
250@item
251Richard Earnshaw for his ongoing work with the ARM@.
252
253@item
254David Edelsohn for his direction via the steering committee, ongoing work
255with the RS6000/PowerPC port, help cleaning up Haifa loop changes,
256doing the entire AIX port of libstdc++ with his bare hands, and for
257ensuring GCC properly keeps working on AIX@.
258
259@item
260Kevin Ediger for the floating point formatting of num_put::do_put in
261libstdc++.
262
263@item
264Phil Edwards for libstdc++ work including configuration hackery,
265documentation maintainer, chief breaker of the web pages, the occasional
266iostream bug fix, and work on shared library symbol versioning.
267
268@item
269Paul Eggert for random hacking all over GCC@.
270
271@item
272Mark Elbrecht for various DJGPP improvements, and for libstdc++
273configuration support for locales and fstream-related fixes.
274
275@item
276Vadim Egorov for libstdc++ fixes in strings, streambufs, and iostreams.
277
278@item
279Christian Ehrhardt for dealing with bug reports.
280
281@item
282Ben Elliston for his work to move the Objective-C runtime into its
283own subdirectory and for his work on autoconf.
284
285@item
286Revital Eres for work on the PowerPC 750CL port.
287
288@item
289Marc Espie for OpenBSD support.
290
291@item
292Doug Evans for much of the global optimization framework, arc, m32r,
293and SPARC work.
294
295@item
296Christopher Faylor for his work on the Cygwin port and for caring and
297feeding the gcc.gnu.org box and saving its users tons of spam.
298
299@item
300Fred Fish for BeOS support and Ada fixes.
301
302@item
303Ivan Fontes Garcia for the Portuguese translation of the GCJ FAQ@.
304
305@item
306Peter Gerwinski for various bug fixes and the Pascal front end.
307
308@item
309Kaveh R.@: Ghazi for his direction via the steering committee, amazing
310work to make @samp{-W -Wall -W* -Werror} useful, and
311testing GCC on a plethora of platforms. Kaveh extends his gratitude to
312the CAIP Center at Rutgers University for providing him with computing
313resources to work on Free Software from the late 1980s to 2010.
314
315@item
316John Gilmore for a donation to the FSF earmarked improving GNU Java.
317
318@item
319Judy Goldberg for c++ contributions.
320
321@item
322Torbjorn Granlund for various fixes and the c-torture testsuite,
323multiply- and divide-by-constant optimization, improved long long
324support, improved leaf function register allocation, and his direction
325via the steering committee.
326
327@item
328Jonny Grant for improvements to @code{collect2's} @option{--help} documentation.
329
330@item
331Anthony Green for his @option{-Os} contributions, the moxie port, and
332Java front end work.
333
334@item
335Stu Grossman for gdb hacking, allowing GCJ developers to debug Java code.
336
337@item
338Michael K. Gschwind contributed the port to the PDP-11.
339
340@item
341Richard Biener for his ongoing middle-end contributions and bug fixes
342and for release management.
343
344@item
345Ron Guilmette implemented the @command{protoize} and @command{unprotoize}
346tools, the support for Dwarf symbolic debugging information, and much of
347the support for System V Release 4. He has also worked heavily on the
348Intel 386 and 860 support.
349
350@item
351Sumanth Gundapaneni for contributing the CR16 port.
352
353@item
354Mostafa Hagog for Swing Modulo Scheduling (SMS) and post reload GCSE@.
355
356@item
357Bruno Haible for improvements in the runtime overhead for EH, new
358warnings and assorted bug fixes.
359
360@item
361Andrew Haley for his amazing Java compiler and library efforts.
362
363@item
364Chris Hanson assisted in making GCC work on HP-UX for the 9000 series 300.
365
366@item
367Michael Hayes for various thankless work he's done trying to get
368the c30/c40 ports functional. Lots of loop and unroll improvements and
369fixes.
370
371@item
372Dara Hazeghi for wading through myriads of target-specific bug reports.
373
374@item
375Kate Hedstrom for staking the G77 folks with an initial testsuite.
376
377@item
378Richard Henderson for his ongoing SPARC, alpha, ia32, and ia64 work, loop
379opts, and generally fixing lots of old problems we've ignored for
380years, flow rewrite and lots of further stuff, including reviewing
381tons of patches.
382
383@item
384Aldy Hernandez for working on the PowerPC port, SIMD support, and
385various fixes.
386
387@item
388Nobuyuki Hikichi of Software Research Associates, Tokyo, contributed
389the support for the Sony NEWS machine.
390
391@item
392Kazu Hirata for caring and feeding the Renesas H8/300 port and various fixes.
393
394@item
395Katherine Holcomb for work on GNU Fortran.
396
397@item
398Manfred Hollstein for his ongoing work to keep the m88k alive, lots
399of testing and bug fixing, particularly of GCC configury code.
400
401@item
402Steve Holmgren for MachTen patches.
403
404@item
405Mat Hostetter for work on the TILE-Gx and TILEPro ports.
406
407@item
408Jan Hubicka for his x86 port improvements.
409
410@item
411Falk Hueffner for working on C and optimization bug reports.
412
413@item
414Bernardo Innocenti for his m68k work, including merging of
415ColdFire improvements and uClinux support.
416
417@item
418Christian Iseli for various bug fixes.
419
420@item
421Kamil Iskra for general m68k hacking.
422
423@item
424Lee Iverson for random fixes and MIPS testing.
425
426@item
427Balaji V. Iyer for Cilk+ development and merging.
428
429@item
430Andreas Jaeger for testing and benchmarking of GCC and various bug fixes.
431
432@item
433Jakub Jelinek for his SPARC work and sibling call optimizations as well
434as lots of bug fixes and test cases, and for improving the Java build
435system.
436
437@item
438Janis Johnson for ia64 testing and fixes, her quality improvement
439sidetracks, and web page maintenance.
440
441@item
442Kean Johnston for SCO OpenServer support and various fixes.
443
444@item
445Tim Josling for the sample language treelang based originally on Richard
446Kenner's ``toy'' language.
447
448@item
449Nicolai Josuttis for additional libstdc++ documentation.
450
451@item
452Klaus Kaempf for his ongoing work to make alpha-vms a viable target.
453
454@item
455Steven G. Kargl for work on GNU Fortran.
456
457@item
458David Kashtan of SRI adapted GCC to VMS@.
459
460@item
461Ryszard Kabatek for many, many libstdc++ bug fixes and optimizations of
462strings, especially member functions, and for auto_ptr fixes.
463
464@item
465Geoffrey Keating for his ongoing work to make the PPC work for GNU/Linux
466and his automatic regression tester.
467
468@item
469Brendan Kehoe for his ongoing work with G++ and for a lot of early work
470in just about every part of libstdc++.
471
472@item
473Oliver M. Kellogg of Deutsche Aerospace contributed the port to the
474MIL-STD-1750A@.
475
476@item
477Richard Kenner of the New York University Ultracomputer Research
478Laboratory wrote the machine descriptions for the AMD 29000, the DEC
479Alpha, the IBM RT PC, and the IBM RS/6000 as well as the support for
480instruction attributes. He also made changes to better support RISC
481processors including changes to common subexpression elimination,
482strength reduction, function calling sequence handling, and condition
483code support, in addition to generalizing the code for frame pointer
484elimination and delay slot scheduling. Richard Kenner was also the
485head maintainer of GCC for several years.
486
487@item
488Mumit Khan for various contributions to the Cygwin and Mingw32 ports and
489maintaining binary releases for Microsoft Windows hosts, and for massive libstdc++
490porting work to Cygwin/Mingw32.
491
492@item
493Robin Kirkham for cpu32 support.
494
495@item
496Mark Klein for PA improvements.
497
498@item
499Thomas Koenig for various bug fixes.
500
501@item
502Bruce Korb for the new and improved fixincludes code.
503
504@item
505Benjamin Kosnik for his G++ work and for leading the libstdc++-v3 effort.
506
507@item
508Charles LaBrec contributed the support for the Integrated Solutions
50968020 system.
510
511@item
512Asher Langton and Mike Kumbera for contributing Cray pointer support
513to GNU Fortran, and for other GNU Fortran improvements.
514
515@item
516Jeff Law for his direction via the steering committee, coordinating the
517entire egcs project and GCC 2.95, rolling out snapshots and releases,
518handling merges from GCC2, reviewing tons of patches that might have
519fallen through the cracks else, and random but extensive hacking.
520
521@item
522Walter Lee for work on the TILE-Gx and TILEPro ports.
523
524@item
525Marc Lehmann for his direction via the steering committee and helping
526with analysis and improvements of x86 performance.
527
528@item
529Victor Leikehman for work on GNU Fortran.
530
531@item
532Ted Lemon wrote parts of the RTL reader and printer.
533
534@item
535Kriang Lerdsuwanakij for C++ improvements including template as template
536parameter support, and many C++ fixes.
537
538@item
539Warren Levy for tremendous work on libgcj (Java Runtime Library) and
540random work on the Java front end.
541
542@item
543Alain Lichnewsky ported GCC to the MIPS CPU@.
544
545@item
546Oskar Liljeblad for hacking on AWT and his many Java bug reports and
547patches.
548
549@item
550Robert Lipe for OpenServer support, new testsuites, testing, etc.
551
552@item
553Chen Liqin for various S+core related fixes/improvement, and for
554maintaining the S+core port.
555
556@item
557Weiwen Liu for testing and various bug fixes.
558
559@item
560Manuel L@'opez-Ib@'a@~nez for improving @option{-Wconversion} and
561many other diagnostics fixes and improvements.
562
563@item
564Dave Love for his ongoing work with the Fortran front end and
565runtime libraries.
566
567@item
568Martin von L@"owis for internal consistency checking infrastructure,
569various C++ improvements including namespace support, and tons of
570assistance with libstdc++/compiler merges.
571
572@item
573H.J. Lu for his previous contributions to the steering committee, many x86
574bug reports, prototype patches, and keeping the GNU/Linux ports working.
575
576@item
577Greg McGary for random fixes and (someday) bounded pointers.
578
579@item
580Andrew MacLeod for his ongoing work in building a real EH system,
581various code generation improvements, work on the global optimizer, etc.
582
583@item
584Vladimir Makarov for hacking some ugly i960 problems, PowerPC hacking
585improvements to compile-time performance, overall knowledge and
586direction in the area of instruction scheduling, and design and
587implementation of the automaton based instruction scheduler.
588
589@item
590Bob Manson for his behind the scenes work on dejagnu.
591
592@item
593Philip Martin for lots of libstdc++ string and vector iterator fixes and
594improvements, and string clean up and testsuites.
595
596@item
597All of the Mauve project
598@uref{http://sourceware.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/~checkout~/mauve/THANKS?rev=1.2&cvsroot=mauve&only_with_tag=HEAD,,contributors},
599for Java test code.
600
601@item
602Bryce McKinlay for numerous GCJ and libgcj fixes and improvements.
603
604@item
605Adam Megacz for his work on the Microsoft Windows port of GCJ@.
606
607@item
608Michael Meissner for LRS framework, ia32, m32r, v850, m88k, MIPS,
609powerpc, haifa, ECOFF debug support, and other assorted hacking.
610
611@item
612Jason Merrill for his direction via the steering committee and leading
613the G++ effort.
614
615@item
616Martin Michlmayr for testing GCC on several architectures using the
617entire Debian archive.
618
619@item
620David Miller for his direction via the steering committee, lots of
621SPARC work, improvements in jump.c and interfacing with the Linux kernel
622developers.
623
624@item
625Gary Miller ported GCC to Charles River Data Systems machines.
626
627@item
628Alfred Minarik for libstdc++ string and ios bug fixes, and turning the
629entire libstdc++ testsuite namespace-compatible.
630
631@item
632Mark Mitchell for his direction via the steering committee, mountains of
633C++ work, load/store hoisting out of loops, alias analysis improvements,
634ISO C @code{restrict} support, and serving as release manager from 2000
635to 2011.
636
637@item
638Alan Modra for various GNU/Linux bits and testing.
639
640@item
641Toon Moene for his direction via the steering committee, Fortran
642maintenance, and his ongoing work to make us make Fortran run fast.
643
644@item
645Jason Molenda for major help in the care and feeding of all the services
646on the gcc.gnu.org (formerly egcs.cygnus.com) machine---mail, web
647services, ftp services, etc etc. Doing all this work on scrap paper and
648the backs of envelopes would have been@dots{} difficult.
649
650@item
651Catherine Moore for fixing various ugly problems we have sent her
652way, including the haifa bug which was killing the Alpha & PowerPC
653Linux kernels.
654
655@item
656Mike Moreton for his various Java patches.
657
658@item
659David Mosberger-Tang for various Alpha improvements, and for the initial
660IA-64 port.
661
662@item
663Stephen Moshier contributed the floating point emulator that assists in
664cross-compilation and permits support for floating point numbers wider
665than 64 bits and for ISO C99 support.
666
667@item
668Bill Moyer for his behind the scenes work on various issues.
669
670@item
671Philippe De Muyter for his work on the m68k port.
672
673@item
674Joseph S. Myers for his work on the PDP-11 port, format checking and ISO
675C99 support, and continuous emphasis on (and contributions to) documentation.
676
677@item
678Nathan Myers for his work on libstdc++-v3: architecture and authorship
679through the first three snapshots, including implementation of locale
680infrastructure, string, shadow C headers, and the initial project
681documentation (DESIGN, CHECKLIST, and so forth). Later, more work on
682MT-safe string and shadow headers.
683
684@item
685Felix Natter for documentation on porting libstdc++.
686
687@item
688Nathanael Nerode for cleaning up the configuration/build process.
689
690@item
691NeXT, Inc.@: donated the front end that supports the Objective-C
692language.
693
694@item
695Hans-Peter Nilsson for the CRIS and MMIX ports, improvements to the search
696engine setup, various documentation fixes and other small fixes.
697
698@item
699Geoff Noer for his work on getting cygwin native builds working.
700
701@item
702Diego Novillo for his work on Tree SSA, OpenMP, SPEC performance
703tracking web pages, GIMPLE tuples, and assorted fixes.
704
705@item
706David O'Brien for the FreeBSD/alpha, FreeBSD/AMD x86-64, FreeBSD/ARM,
707FreeBSD/PowerPC, and FreeBSD/SPARC64 ports and related infrastructure
708improvements.
709
710@item
711Alexandre Oliva for various build infrastructure improvements, scripts and
712amazing testing work, including keeping libtool issues sane and happy.
713
714@item
715Stefan Olsson for work on mt_alloc.
716
717@item
718Melissa O'Neill for various NeXT fixes.
719
720@item
721Rainer Orth for random MIPS work, including improvements to GCC's o32
722ABI support, improvements to dejagnu's MIPS support, Java configuration
723clean-ups and porting work, and maintaining the IRIX, Solaris 2, and
724Tru64 UNIX ports.
725
726@item
727Hartmut Penner for work on the s390 port.
728
729@item
730Paul Petersen wrote the machine description for the Alliant FX/8.
731
732@item
733Alexandre Petit-Bianco for implementing much of the Java compiler and
734continued Java maintainership.
735
736@item
737Matthias Pfaller for major improvements to the NS32k port.
738
739@item
740Gerald Pfeifer for his direction via the steering committee, pointing
741out lots of problems we need to solve, maintenance of the web pages, and
742taking care of documentation maintenance in general.
743
744@item
745Andrew Pinski for processing bug reports by the dozen.
746
747@item
748Ovidiu Predescu for his work on the Objective-C front end and runtime
749libraries.
750
751@item
752Jerry Quinn for major performance improvements in C++ formatted I/O@.
753
754@item
755Ken Raeburn for various improvements to checker, MIPS ports and various
756cleanups in the compiler.
757
758@item
759Rolf W. Rasmussen for hacking on AWT@.
760
761@item
762David Reese of Sun Microsystems contributed to the Solaris on PowerPC
763port.
764
765@item
766Volker Reichelt for keeping up with the problem reports.
767
768@item
769Joern Rennecke for maintaining the sh port, loop, regmove & reload
770hacking and developing and maintaining the Epiphany port.
771
772@item
773Loren J. Rittle for improvements to libstdc++-v3 including the FreeBSD
774port, threading fixes, thread-related configury changes, critical
775threading documentation, and solutions to really tricky I/O problems,
776as well as keeping GCC properly working on FreeBSD and continuous testing.
777
778@item
779Craig Rodrigues for processing tons of bug reports.
780
781@item
782Ola R@"onnerup for work on mt_alloc.
783
784@item
785Gavin Romig-Koch for lots of behind the scenes MIPS work.
786
787@item
788David Ronis inspired and encouraged Craig to rewrite the G77
789documentation in texinfo format by contributing a first pass at a
790translation of the old @file{g77-0.5.16/f/DOC} file.
791
792@item
793Ken Rose for fixes to GCC's delay slot filling code.
794
795@item
796Paul Rubin wrote most of the preprocessor.
797
798@item
799P@'etur Run@'olfsson for major performance improvements in C++ formatted I/O and
800large file support in C++ filebuf.
801
802@item
803Chip Salzenberg for libstdc++ patches and improvements to locales, traits,
804Makefiles, libio, libtool hackery, and ``long long'' support.
805
806@item
807Juha Sarlin for improvements to the H8 code generator.
808
809@item
810Greg Satz assisted in making GCC work on HP-UX for the 9000 series 300.
811
812@item
813Roger Sayle for improvements to constant folding and GCC's RTL optimizers
814as well as for fixing numerous bugs.
815
816@item
817Bradley Schatz for his work on the GCJ FAQ@.
818
819@item
820Peter Schauer wrote the code to allow debugging to work on the Alpha.
821
822@item
823William Schelter did most of the work on the Intel 80386 support.
824
825@item
826Tobias Schl@"uter for work on GNU Fortran.
827
828@item
829Bernd Schmidt for various code generation improvements and major
830work in the reload pass, serving as release manager for
831GCC 2.95.3, and work on the Blackfin and C6X ports.
832
833@item
834Peter Schmid for constant testing of libstdc++---especially application
835testing, going above and beyond what was requested for the release
836criteria---and libstdc++ header file tweaks.
837
838@item
839Jason Schroeder for jcf-dump patches.
840
841@item
842Andreas Schwab for his work on the m68k port.
843
844@item
845Lars Segerlund for work on GNU Fortran.
846
847@item
848Dodji Seketeli for numerous C++ bug fixes and debug info improvements.
849
850@item
851Tim Shen for major work on @code{<regex>}.
852
853@item
854Joel Sherrill for his direction via the steering committee, RTEMS
855contributions and RTEMS testing.
856
857@item
858Nathan Sidwell for many C++ fixes/improvements.
859
860@item
861Jeffrey Siegal for helping RMS with the original design of GCC, some
862code which handles the parse tree and RTL data structures, constant
863folding and help with the original VAX & m68k ports.
864
865@item
866Kenny Simpson for prompting libstdc++ fixes due to defect reports from
867the LWG (thereby keeping GCC in line with updates from the ISO)@.
868
869@item
870Franz Sirl for his ongoing work with making the PPC port stable
871for GNU/Linux.
872
873@item
874Andrey Slepuhin for assorted AIX hacking.
875
876@item
877Trevor Smigiel for contributing the SPU port.
878
879@item
880Christopher Smith did the port for Convex machines.
881
882@item
883Danny Smith for his major efforts on the Mingw (and Cygwin) ports.
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884Retired from GCC maintainership August 2010, having mentored two
885new maintainers into the role.
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886
887@item
888Randy Smith finished the Sun FPA support.
889
890@item
891Ed Smith-Rowland for his continuous work on libstdc++-v3, special functions,
892@code{<random>}, and various improvements to C++11 features.
893
894@item
895Scott Snyder for queue, iterator, istream, and string fixes and libstdc++
896testsuite entries. Also for providing the patch to G77 to add
897rudimentary support for @code{INTEGER*1}, @code{INTEGER*2}, and
898@code{LOGICAL*1}.
899
900@item
901Zdenek Sojka for running automated regression testing of GCC and reporting
902numerous bugs.
903
904@item
905Jayant Sonar for contributing the CR16 port.
906
907@item
908Brad Spencer for contributions to the GLIBCPP_FORCE_NEW technique.
909
910@item
911Richard Stallman, for writing the original GCC and launching the GNU project.
912
913@item
914Jan Stein of the Chalmers Computer Society provided support for
915Genix, as well as part of the 32000 machine description.
916
917@item
918Nigel Stephens for various mips16 related fixes/improvements.
919
920@item
921Jonathan Stone wrote the machine description for the Pyramid computer.
922
923@item
924Graham Stott for various infrastructure improvements.
925
926@item
927John Stracke for his Java HTTP protocol fixes.
928
929@item
930Mike Stump for his Elxsi port, G++ contributions over the years and more
931recently his vxworks contributions
932
933@item
934Jeff Sturm for Java porting help, bug fixes, and encouragement.
935
936@item
937Shigeya Suzuki for this fixes for the bsdi platforms.
938
939@item
940Ian Lance Taylor for the Go frontend, the initial mips16 and mips64
941support, general configury hacking, fixincludes, etc.
942
943@item
944Holger Teutsch provided the support for the Clipper CPU@.
945
946@item
947Gary Thomas for his ongoing work to make the PPC work for GNU/Linux.
948
949@item
950Philipp Thomas for random bug fixes throughout the compiler
951
952@item
953Jason Thorpe for thread support in libstdc++ on NetBSD@.
954
955@item
956Kresten Krab Thorup wrote the run time support for the Objective-C
957language and the fantastic Java bytecode interpreter.
958
959@item
960Michael Tiemann for random bug fixes, the first instruction scheduler,
961initial C++ support, function integration, NS32k, SPARC and M88k
962machine description work, delay slot scheduling.
963
964@item
965Andreas Tobler for his work porting libgcj to Darwin.
966
967@item
968Teemu Torma for thread safe exception handling support.
969
970@item
971Leonard Tower wrote parts of the parser, RTL generator, and RTL
972definitions, and of the VAX machine description.
973
974@item
975Daniel Towner and Hariharan Sandanagobalane contributed and
976maintain the picoChip port.
977
978@item
979Tom Tromey for internationalization support and for his many Java
980contributions and libgcj maintainership.
981
982@item
983Lassi Tuura for improvements to config.guess to determine HP processor
984types.
985
986@item
987Petter Urkedal for libstdc++ CXXFLAGS, math, and algorithms fixes.
988
989@item
990Andy Vaught for the design and initial implementation of the GNU Fortran
991front end.
992
993@item
994Brent Verner for work with the libstdc++ cshadow files and their
995associated configure steps.
996
997@item
998Todd Vierling for contributions for NetBSD ports.
999
1000@item
1001Jonathan Wakely for contributing libstdc++ Doxygen notes and XHTML
1002guidance.
1003
1004@item
1005Dean Wakerley for converting the install documentation from HTML to texinfo
1006in time for GCC 3.0.
1007
1008@item
1009Krister Walfridsson for random bug fixes.
1010
1011@item
1012Feng Wang for contributions to GNU Fortran.
1013
1014@item
1015Stephen M. Webb for time and effort on making libstdc++ shadow files
1016work with the tricky Solaris 8+ headers, and for pushing the build-time
1017header tree. Also, for starting and driving the @code{<regex>} effort.
1018
1019@item
1020John Wehle for various improvements for the x86 code generator,
1021related infrastructure improvements to help x86 code generation,
1022value range propagation and other work, WE32k port.
1023
1024@item
1025Ulrich Weigand for work on the s390 port.
1026
1027@item
1028Zack Weinberg for major work on cpplib and various other bug fixes.
1029
1030@item
1031Matt Welsh for help with Linux Threads support in GCJ@.
1032
1033@item
1034Urban Widmark for help fixing java.io.
1035
1036@item
1037Mark Wielaard for new Java library code and his work integrating with
1038Classpath.
1039
1040@item
1041Dale Wiles helped port GCC to the Tahoe.
1042
1043@item
1044Bob Wilson from Tensilica, Inc.@: for the Xtensa port.
1045
1046@item
1047Jim Wilson for his direction via the steering committee, tackling hard
1048problems in various places that nobody else wanted to work on, strength
1049reduction and other loop optimizations.
1050
1051@item
1052Paul Woegerer and Tal Agmon for the CRX port.
1053
1054@item
1055Carlo Wood for various fixes.
1056
1057@item
1058Tom Wood for work on the m88k port.
1059
1060@item
1061Chung-Ju Wu for his work on the Andes NDS32 port.
1062
1063@item
1064Canqun Yang for work on GNU Fortran.
1065
1066@item
1067Masanobu Yuhara of Fujitsu Laboratories implemented the machine
1068description for the Tron architecture (specifically, the Gmicro).
1069
1070@item
1071Kevin Zachmann helped port GCC to the Tahoe.
1072
1073@item
1074Ayal Zaks for Swing Modulo Scheduling (SMS).
1075
1076@item
1077Xiaoqiang Zhang for work on GNU Fortran.
1078
1079@item
1080Gilles Zunino for help porting Java to Irix.
1081
1082@end itemize
1083
1084The following people are recognized for their contributions to GNAT,
1085the Ada front end of GCC:
1086@itemize @bullet
1087@item
1088Bernard Banner
1089
1090@item
1091Romain Berrendonner
1092
1093@item
1094Geert Bosch
1095
1096@item
1097Emmanuel Briot
1098
1099@item
1100Joel Brobecker
1101
1102@item
1103Ben Brosgol
1104
1105@item
1106Vincent Celier
1107
1108@item
1109Arnaud Charlet
1110
1111@item
1112Chien Chieng
1113
1114@item
1115Cyrille Comar
1116
1117@item
1118Cyrille Crozes
1119
1120@item
1121Robert Dewar
1122
1123@item
1124Gary Dismukes
1125
1126@item
1127Robert Duff
1128
1129@item
1130Ed Falis
1131
1132@item
1133Ramon Fernandez
1134
1135@item
1136Sam Figueroa
1137
1138@item
1139Vasiliy Fofanov
1140
1141@item
1142Michael Friess
1143
1144@item
1145Franco Gasperoni
1146
1147@item
1148Ted Giering
1149
1150@item
1151Matthew Gingell
1152
1153@item
1154Laurent Guerby
1155
1156@item
1157Jerome Guitton
1158
1159@item
1160Olivier Hainque
1161
1162@item
1163Jerome Hugues
1164
1165@item
1166Hristian Kirtchev
1167
1168@item
1169Jerome Lambourg
1170
1171@item
1172Bruno Leclerc
1173
1174@item
1175Albert Lee
1176
1177@item
1178Sean McNeil
1179
1180@item
1181Javier Miranda
1182
1183@item
1184Laurent Nana
1185
1186@item
1187Pascal Obry
1188
1189@item
1190Dong-Ik Oh
1191
1192@item
1193Laurent Pautet
1194
1195@item
1196Brett Porter
1197
1198@item
1199Thomas Quinot
1200
1201@item
1202Nicolas Roche
1203
1204@item
1205Pat Rogers
1206
1207@item
1208Jose Ruiz
1209
1210@item
1211Douglas Rupp
1212
1213@item
1214Sergey Rybin
1215
1216@item
1217Gail Schenker
1218
1219@item
1220Ed Schonberg
1221
1222@item
1223Nicolas Setton
1224
1225@item
1226Samuel Tardieu
1227
1228@end itemize
1229
1230
1231The following people are recognized for their contributions of new
1232features, bug reports, testing and integration of classpath/libgcj for
1233GCC version 4.1:
1234@itemize @bullet
1235@item
1236Lillian Angel for @code{JTree} implementation and lots Free Swing
1237additions and bug fixes.
1238
1239@item
1240Wolfgang Baer for @code{GapContent} bug fixes.
1241
1242@item
1243Anthony Balkissoon for @code{JList}, Free Swing 1.5 updates and mouse event
1244fixes, lots of Free Swing work including @code{JTable} editing.
1245
1246@item
1247Stuart Ballard for RMI constant fixes.
1248
1249@item
1250Goffredo Baroncelli for @code{HTTPURLConnection} fixes.
1251
1252@item
1253Gary Benson for @code{MessageFormat} fixes.
1254
1255@item
1256Daniel Bonniot for @code{Serialization} fixes.
1257
1258@item
1259Chris Burdess for lots of gnu.xml and http protocol fixes, @code{StAX}
1260and @code{DOM xml:id} support.
1261
1262@item
1263Ka-Hing Cheung for @code{TreePath} and @code{TreeSelection} fixes.
1264
1265@item
1266Archie Cobbs for build fixes, VM interface updates,
1267@code{URLClassLoader} updates.
1268
1269@item
1270Kelley Cook for build fixes.
1271
1272@item
1273Martin Cordova for Suggestions for better @code{SocketTimeoutException}.
1274
1275@item
1276David Daney for @code{BitSet} bug fixes, @code{HttpURLConnection}
1277rewrite and improvements.
1278
1279@item
1280Thomas Fitzsimmons for lots of upgrades to the gtk+ AWT and Cairo 2D
1281support. Lots of imageio framework additions, lots of AWT and Free
1282Swing bug fixes.
1283
1284@item
1285Jeroen Frijters for @code{ClassLoader} and nio cleanups, serialization fixes,
1286better @code{Proxy} support, bug fixes and IKVM integration.
1287
1288@item
1289Santiago Gala for @code{AccessControlContext} fixes.
1290
1291@item
1292Nicolas Geoffray for @code{VMClassLoader} and @code{AccessController}
1293improvements.
1294
1295@item
1296David Gilbert for @code{basic} and @code{metal} icon and plaf support
1297and lots of documenting, Lots of Free Swing and metal theme
1298additions. @code{MetalIconFactory} implementation.
1299
1300@item
1301Anthony Green for @code{MIDI} framework, @code{ALSA} and @code{DSSI}
1302providers.
1303
1304@item
1305Andrew Haley for @code{Serialization} and @code{URLClassLoader} fixes,
1306gcj build speedups.
1307
1308@item
1309Kim Ho for @code{JFileChooser} implementation.
1310
1311@item
1312Andrew John Hughes for @code{Locale} and net fixes, URI RFC2986
1313updates, @code{Serialization} fixes, @code{Properties} XML support and
1314generic branch work, VMIntegration guide update.
1315
1316@item
1317Bastiaan Huisman for @code{TimeZone} bug fixing.
1318
1319@item
1320Andreas Jaeger for mprec updates.
1321
1322@item
1323Paul Jenner for better @option{-Werror} support.
1324
1325@item
1326Ito Kazumitsu for @code{NetworkInterface} implementation and updates.
1327
1328@item
1329Roman Kennke for @code{BoxLayout}, @code{GrayFilter} and
1330@code{SplitPane}, plus bug fixes all over. Lots of Free Swing work
1331including styled text.
1332
1333@item
1334Simon Kitching for @code{String} cleanups and optimization suggestions.
1335
1336@item
1337Michael Koch for configuration fixes, @code{Locale} updates, bug and
1338build fixes.
1339
1340@item
1341Guilhem Lavaux for configuration, thread and channel fixes and Kaffe
1342integration. JCL native @code{Pointer} updates. Logger bug fixes.
1343
1344@item
1345David Lichteblau for JCL support library global/local reference
1346cleanups.
1347
1348@item
1349Aaron Luchko for JDWP updates and documentation fixes.
1350
1351@item
1352Ziga Mahkovec for @code{Graphics2D} upgraded to Cairo 0.5 and new regex
1353features.
1354
1355@item
1356Sven de Marothy for BMP imageio support, CSS and @code{TextLayout}
1357fixes. @code{GtkImage} rewrite, 2D, awt, free swing and date/time fixes and
1358implementing the Qt4 peers.
1359
1360@item
1361Casey Marshall for crypto algorithm fixes, @code{FileChannel} lock,
1362@code{SystemLogger} and @code{FileHandler} rotate implementations, NIO
1363@code{FileChannel.map} support, security and policy updates.
1364
1365@item
1366Bryce McKinlay for RMI work.
1367
1368@item
1369Audrius Meskauskas for lots of Free Corba, RMI and HTML work plus
1370testing and documenting.
1371
1372@item
1373Kalle Olavi Niemitalo for build fixes.
1374
1375@item
1376Rainer Orth for build fixes.
1377
1378@item
1379Andrew Overholt for @code{File} locking fixes.
1380
1381@item
1382Ingo Proetel for @code{Image}, @code{Logger} and @code{URLClassLoader}
1383updates.
1384
1385@item
1386Olga Rodimina for @code{MenuSelectionManager} implementation.
1387
1388@item
1389Jan Roehrich for @code{BasicTreeUI} and @code{JTree} fixes.
1390
1391@item
1392Julian Scheid for documentation updates and gjdoc support.
1393
1394@item
1395Christian Schlichtherle for zip fixes and cleanups.
1396
1397@item
1398Robert Schuster for documentation updates and beans fixes,
1399@code{TreeNode} enumerations and @code{ActionCommand} and various
1400fixes, XML and URL, AWT and Free Swing bug fixes.
1401
1402@item
1403Keith Seitz for lots of JDWP work.
1404
1405@item
1406Christian Thalinger for 64-bit cleanups, Configuration and VM
1407interface fixes and @code{CACAO} integration, @code{fdlibm} updates.
1408
1409@item
1410Gael Thomas for @code{VMClassLoader} boot packages support suggestions.
1411
1412@item
1413Andreas Tobler for Darwin and Solaris testing and fixing, @code{Qt4}
1414support for Darwin/OS X, @code{Graphics2D} support, @code{gtk+}
1415updates.
1416
1417@item
1418Dalibor Topic for better @code{DEBUG} support, build cleanups and
1419Kaffe integration. @code{Qt4} build infrastructure, @code{SHA1PRNG}
1420and @code{GdkPixbugDecoder} updates.
1421
1422@item
1423Tom Tromey for Eclipse integration, generics work, lots of bug fixes
1424and gcj integration including coordinating The Big Merge.
1425
1426@item
1427Mark Wielaard for bug fixes, packaging and release management,
1428@code{Clipboard} implementation, system call interrupts and network
1429timeouts and @code{GdkPixpufDecoder} fixes.
1430
1431@end itemize
1432
1433
1434In addition to the above, all of which also contributed time and energy in
1435testing GCC, we would like to thank the following for their contributions
1436to testing:
1437
1438@itemize @bullet
1439@item
1440Michael Abd-El-Malek
1441
1442@item
1443Thomas Arend
1444
1445@item
1446Bonzo Armstrong
1447
1448@item
1449Steven Ashe
1450
1451@item
1452Chris Baldwin
1453
1454@item
1455David Billinghurst
1456
1457@item
1458Jim Blandy
1459
1460@item
1461Stephane Bortzmeyer
1462
1463@item
1464Horst von Brand
1465
1466@item
1467Frank Braun
1468
1469@item
1470Rodney Brown
1471
1472@item
1473Sidney Cadot
1474
1475@item
1476Bradford Castalia
1477
1478@item
1479Robert Clark
1480
1481@item
1482Jonathan Corbet
1483
1484@item
1485Ralph Doncaster
1486
1487@item
1488Richard Emberson
1489
1490@item
1491Levente Farkas
1492
1493@item
1494Graham Fawcett
1495
1496@item
1497Mark Fernyhough
1498
1499@item
1500Robert A. French
1501
1502@item
1503J@"orgen Freyh
1504
1505@item
1506Mark K. Gardner
1507
1508@item
1509Charles-Antoine Gauthier
1510
1511@item
1512Yung Shing Gene
1513
1514@item
1515David Gilbert
1516
1517@item
1518Simon Gornall
1519
1520@item
1521Fred Gray
1522
1523@item
1524John Griffin
1525
1526@item
1527Patrik Hagglund
1528
1529@item
1530Phil Hargett
1531
1532@item
1533Amancio Hasty
1534
1535@item
1536Takafumi Hayashi
1537
1538@item
1539Bryan W. Headley
1540
1541@item
1542Kevin B. Hendricks
1543
1544@item
1545Joep Jansen
1546
1547@item
1548Christian Joensson
1549
1550@item
1551Michel Kern
1552
1553@item
1554David Kidd
1555
1556@item
1557Tobias Kuipers
1558
1559@item
1560Anand Krishnaswamy
1561
1562@item
1563A. O. V. Le Blanc
1564
1565@item
1566llewelly
1567
1568@item
1569Damon Love
1570
1571@item
1572Brad Lucier
1573
1574@item
1575Matthias Klose
1576
1577@item
1578Martin Knoblauch
1579
1580@item
1581Rick Lutowski
1582
1583@item
1584Jesse Macnish
1585
1586@item
1587Stefan Morrell
1588
1589@item
1590Anon A. Mous
1591
1592@item
1593Matthias Mueller
1594
1595@item
1596Pekka Nikander
1597
1598@item
1599Rick Niles
1600
1601@item
1602Jon Olson
1603
1604@item
1605Magnus Persson
1606
1607@item
1608Chris Pollard
1609
1610@item
1611Richard Polton
1612
1613@item
1614Derk Reefman
1615
1616@item
1617David Rees
1618
1619@item
1620Paul Reilly
1621
1622@item
1623Tom Reilly
1624
1625@item
1626Torsten Rueger
1627
1628@item
1629Danny Sadinoff
1630
1631@item
1632Marc Schifer
1633
1634@item
1635Erik Schnetter
1636
1637@item
1638Wayne K. Schroll
1639
1640@item
1641David Schuler
1642
1643@item
1644Vin Shelton
1645
1646@item
1647Tim Souder
1648
1649@item
1650Adam Sulmicki
1651
1652@item
1653Bill Thorson
1654
1655@item
1656George Talbot
1657
1658@item
1659Pedro A. M. Vazquez
1660
1661@item
1662Gregory Warnes
1663
1664@item
1665Ian Watson
1666
1667@item
1668David E. Young
1669
1670@item
1671And many others
1672@end itemize
1673
1674And finally we'd like to thank everyone who uses the compiler, provides
1675feedback and generally reminds us why we're doing this work in the first
1676place.