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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.
884
885@item
886Randy Smith finished the Sun FPA support.
887
888@item
889Ed Smith-Rowland for his continuous work on libstdc++-v3, special functions,
890@code{<random>}, and various improvements to C++11 features.
891
892@item
893Scott Snyder for queue, iterator, istream, and string fixes and libstdc++
894testsuite entries. Also for providing the patch to G77 to add
895rudimentary support for @code{INTEGER*1}, @code{INTEGER*2}, and
896@code{LOGICAL*1}.
897
898@item
899Zdenek Sojka for running automated regression testing of GCC and reporting
900numerous bugs.
901
902@item
903Jayant Sonar for contributing the CR16 port.
904
905@item
906Brad Spencer for contributions to the GLIBCPP_FORCE_NEW technique.
907
908@item
909Richard Stallman, for writing the original GCC and launching the GNU project.
910
911@item
912Jan Stein of the Chalmers Computer Society provided support for
913Genix, as well as part of the 32000 machine description.
914
915@item
916Nigel Stephens for various mips16 related fixes/improvements.
917
918@item
919Jonathan Stone wrote the machine description for the Pyramid computer.
920
921@item
922Graham Stott for various infrastructure improvements.
923
924@item
925John Stracke for his Java HTTP protocol fixes.
926
927@item
928Mike Stump for his Elxsi port, G++ contributions over the years and more
929recently his vxworks contributions
930
931@item
932Jeff Sturm for Java porting help, bug fixes, and encouragement.
933
934@item
935Shigeya Suzuki for this fixes for the bsdi platforms.
936
937@item
938Ian Lance Taylor for the Go frontend, the initial mips16 and mips64
939support, general configury hacking, fixincludes, etc.
940
941@item
942Holger Teutsch provided the support for the Clipper CPU@.
943
944@item
945Gary Thomas for his ongoing work to make the PPC work for GNU/Linux.
946
947@item
948Philipp Thomas for random bug fixes throughout the compiler
949
950@item
951Jason Thorpe for thread support in libstdc++ on NetBSD@.
952
953@item
954Kresten Krab Thorup wrote the run time support for the Objective-C
955language and the fantastic Java bytecode interpreter.
956
957@item
958Michael Tiemann for random bug fixes, the first instruction scheduler,
959initial C++ support, function integration, NS32k, SPARC and M88k
960machine description work, delay slot scheduling.
961
962@item
963Andreas Tobler for his work porting libgcj to Darwin.
964
965@item
966Teemu Torma for thread safe exception handling support.
967
968@item
969Leonard Tower wrote parts of the parser, RTL generator, and RTL
970definitions, and of the VAX machine description.
971
972@item
973Daniel Towner and Hariharan Sandanagobalane contributed and
974maintain the picoChip port.
975
976@item
977Tom Tromey for internationalization support and for his many Java
978contributions and libgcj maintainership.
979
980@item
981Lassi Tuura for improvements to config.guess to determine HP processor
982types.
983
984@item
985Petter Urkedal for libstdc++ CXXFLAGS, math, and algorithms fixes.
986
987@item
988Andy Vaught for the design and initial implementation of the GNU Fortran
989front end.
990
991@item
992Brent Verner for work with the libstdc++ cshadow files and their
993associated configure steps.
994
995@item
996Todd Vierling for contributions for NetBSD ports.
997
998@item
999Jonathan Wakely for contributing libstdc++ Doxygen notes and XHTML
1000guidance.
1001
1002@item
1003Dean Wakerley for converting the install documentation from HTML to texinfo
1004in time for GCC 3.0.
1005
1006@item
1007Krister Walfridsson for random bug fixes.
1008
1009@item
1010Feng Wang for contributions to GNU Fortran.
1011
1012@item
1013Stephen M. Webb for time and effort on making libstdc++ shadow files
1014work with the tricky Solaris 8+ headers, and for pushing the build-time
1015header tree. Also, for starting and driving the @code{<regex>} effort.
1016
1017@item
1018John Wehle for various improvements for the x86 code generator,
1019related infrastructure improvements to help x86 code generation,
1020value range propagation and other work, WE32k port.
1021
1022@item
1023Ulrich Weigand for work on the s390 port.
1024
1025@item
1026Zack Weinberg for major work on cpplib and various other bug fixes.
1027
1028@item
1029Matt Welsh for help with Linux Threads support in GCJ@.
1030
1031@item
1032Urban Widmark for help fixing java.io.
1033
1034@item
1035Mark Wielaard for new Java library code and his work integrating with
1036Classpath.
1037
1038@item
1039Dale Wiles helped port GCC to the Tahoe.
1040
1041@item
1042Bob Wilson from Tensilica, Inc.@: for the Xtensa port.
1043
1044@item
1045Jim Wilson for his direction via the steering committee, tackling hard
1046problems in various places that nobody else wanted to work on, strength
1047reduction and other loop optimizations.
1048
1049@item
1050Paul Woegerer and Tal Agmon for the CRX port.
1051
1052@item
1053Carlo Wood for various fixes.
1054
1055@item
1056Tom Wood for work on the m88k port.
1057
1058@item
1059Chung-Ju Wu for his work on the Andes NDS32 port.
1060
1061@item
1062Canqun Yang for work on GNU Fortran.
1063
1064@item
1065Masanobu Yuhara of Fujitsu Laboratories implemented the machine
1066description for the Tron architecture (specifically, the Gmicro).
1067
1068@item
1069Kevin Zachmann helped port GCC to the Tahoe.
1070
1071@item
1072Ayal Zaks for Swing Modulo Scheduling (SMS).
1073
1074@item
1075Xiaoqiang Zhang for work on GNU Fortran.
1076
1077@item
1078Gilles Zunino for help porting Java to Irix.
1079
1080@end itemize
1081
1082The following people are recognized for their contributions to GNAT,
1083the Ada front end of GCC:
1084@itemize @bullet
1085@item
1086Bernard Banner
1087
1088@item
1089Romain Berrendonner
1090
1091@item
1092Geert Bosch
1093
1094@item
1095Emmanuel Briot
1096
1097@item
1098Joel Brobecker
1099
1100@item
1101Ben Brosgol
1102
1103@item
1104Vincent Celier
1105
1106@item
1107Arnaud Charlet
1108
1109@item
1110Chien Chieng
1111
1112@item
1113Cyrille Comar
1114
1115@item
1116Cyrille Crozes
1117
1118@item
1119Robert Dewar
1120
1121@item
1122Gary Dismukes
1123
1124@item
1125Robert Duff
1126
1127@item
1128Ed Falis
1129
1130@item
1131Ramon Fernandez
1132
1133@item
1134Sam Figueroa
1135
1136@item
1137Vasiliy Fofanov
1138
1139@item
1140Michael Friess
1141
1142@item
1143Franco Gasperoni
1144
1145@item
1146Ted Giering
1147
1148@item
1149Matthew Gingell
1150
1151@item
1152Laurent Guerby
1153
1154@item
1155Jerome Guitton
1156
1157@item
1158Olivier Hainque
1159
1160@item
1161Jerome Hugues
1162
1163@item
1164Hristian Kirtchev
1165
1166@item
1167Jerome Lambourg
1168
1169@item
1170Bruno Leclerc
1171
1172@item
1173Albert Lee
1174
1175@item
1176Sean McNeil
1177
1178@item
1179Javier Miranda
1180
1181@item
1182Laurent Nana
1183
1184@item
1185Pascal Obry
1186
1187@item
1188Dong-Ik Oh
1189
1190@item
1191Laurent Pautet
1192
1193@item
1194Brett Porter
1195
1196@item
1197Thomas Quinot
1198
1199@item
1200Nicolas Roche
1201
1202@item
1203Pat Rogers
1204
1205@item
1206Jose Ruiz
1207
1208@item
1209Douglas Rupp
1210
1211@item
1212Sergey Rybin
1213
1214@item
1215Gail Schenker
1216
1217@item
1218Ed Schonberg
1219
1220@item
1221Nicolas Setton
1222
1223@item
1224Samuel Tardieu
1225
1226@end itemize
1227
1228
1229The following people are recognized for their contributions of new
1230features, bug reports, testing and integration of classpath/libgcj for
1231GCC version 4.1:
1232@itemize @bullet
1233@item
1234Lillian Angel for @code{JTree} implementation and lots Free Swing
1235additions and bug fixes.
1236
1237@item
1238Wolfgang Baer for @code{GapContent} bug fixes.
1239
1240@item
1241Anthony Balkissoon for @code{JList}, Free Swing 1.5 updates and mouse event
1242fixes, lots of Free Swing work including @code{JTable} editing.
1243
1244@item
1245Stuart Ballard for RMI constant fixes.
1246
1247@item
1248Goffredo Baroncelli for @code{HTTPURLConnection} fixes.
1249
1250@item
1251Gary Benson for @code{MessageFormat} fixes.
1252
1253@item
1254Daniel Bonniot for @code{Serialization} fixes.
1255
1256@item
1257Chris Burdess for lots of gnu.xml and http protocol fixes, @code{StAX}
1258and @code{DOM xml:id} support.
1259
1260@item
1261Ka-Hing Cheung for @code{TreePath} and @code{TreeSelection} fixes.
1262
1263@item
1264Archie Cobbs for build fixes, VM interface updates,
1265@code{URLClassLoader} updates.
1266
1267@item
1268Kelley Cook for build fixes.
1269
1270@item
1271Martin Cordova for Suggestions for better @code{SocketTimeoutException}.
1272
1273@item
1274David Daney for @code{BitSet} bug fixes, @code{HttpURLConnection}
1275rewrite and improvements.
1276
1277@item
1278Thomas Fitzsimmons for lots of upgrades to the gtk+ AWT and Cairo 2D
1279support. Lots of imageio framework additions, lots of AWT and Free
1280Swing bug fixes.
1281
1282@item
1283Jeroen Frijters for @code{ClassLoader} and nio cleanups, serialization fixes,
1284better @code{Proxy} support, bug fixes and IKVM integration.
1285
1286@item
1287Santiago Gala for @code{AccessControlContext} fixes.
1288
1289@item
1290Nicolas Geoffray for @code{VMClassLoader} and @code{AccessController}
1291improvements.
1292
1293@item
1294David Gilbert for @code{basic} and @code{metal} icon and plaf support
1295and lots of documenting, Lots of Free Swing and metal theme
1296additions. @code{MetalIconFactory} implementation.
1297
1298@item
1299Anthony Green for @code{MIDI} framework, @code{ALSA} and @code{DSSI}
1300providers.
1301
1302@item
1303Andrew Haley for @code{Serialization} and @code{URLClassLoader} fixes,
1304gcj build speedups.
1305
1306@item
1307Kim Ho for @code{JFileChooser} implementation.
1308
1309@item
1310Andrew John Hughes for @code{Locale} and net fixes, URI RFC2986
1311updates, @code{Serialization} fixes, @code{Properties} XML support and
1312generic branch work, VMIntegration guide update.
1313
1314@item
1315Bastiaan Huisman for @code{TimeZone} bug fixing.
1316
1317@item
1318Andreas Jaeger for mprec updates.
1319
1320@item
1321Paul Jenner for better @option{-Werror} support.
1322
1323@item
1324Ito Kazumitsu for @code{NetworkInterface} implementation and updates.
1325
1326@item
1327Roman Kennke for @code{BoxLayout}, @code{GrayFilter} and
1328@code{SplitPane}, plus bug fixes all over. Lots of Free Swing work
1329including styled text.
1330
1331@item
1332Simon Kitching for @code{String} cleanups and optimization suggestions.
1333
1334@item
1335Michael Koch for configuration fixes, @code{Locale} updates, bug and
1336build fixes.
1337
1338@item
1339Guilhem Lavaux for configuration, thread and channel fixes and Kaffe
1340integration. JCL native @code{Pointer} updates. Logger bug fixes.
1341
1342@item
1343David Lichteblau for JCL support library global/local reference
1344cleanups.
1345
1346@item
1347Aaron Luchko for JDWP updates and documentation fixes.
1348
1349@item
1350Ziga Mahkovec for @code{Graphics2D} upgraded to Cairo 0.5 and new regex
1351features.
1352
1353@item
1354Sven de Marothy for BMP imageio support, CSS and @code{TextLayout}
1355fixes. @code{GtkImage} rewrite, 2D, awt, free swing and date/time fixes and
1356implementing the Qt4 peers.
1357
1358@item
1359Casey Marshall for crypto algorithm fixes, @code{FileChannel} lock,
1360@code{SystemLogger} and @code{FileHandler} rotate implementations, NIO
1361@code{FileChannel.map} support, security and policy updates.
1362
1363@item
1364Bryce McKinlay for RMI work.
1365
1366@item
1367Audrius Meskauskas for lots of Free Corba, RMI and HTML work plus
1368testing and documenting.
1369
1370@item
1371Kalle Olavi Niemitalo for build fixes.
1372
1373@item
1374Rainer Orth for build fixes.
1375
1376@item
1377Andrew Overholt for @code{File} locking fixes.
1378
1379@item
1380Ingo Proetel for @code{Image}, @code{Logger} and @code{URLClassLoader}
1381updates.
1382
1383@item
1384Olga Rodimina for @code{MenuSelectionManager} implementation.
1385
1386@item
1387Jan Roehrich for @code{BasicTreeUI} and @code{JTree} fixes.
1388
1389@item
1390Julian Scheid for documentation updates and gjdoc support.
1391
1392@item
1393Christian Schlichtherle for zip fixes and cleanups.
1394
1395@item
1396Robert Schuster for documentation updates and beans fixes,
1397@code{TreeNode} enumerations and @code{ActionCommand} and various
1398fixes, XML and URL, AWT and Free Swing bug fixes.
1399
1400@item
1401Keith Seitz for lots of JDWP work.
1402
1403@item
1404Christian Thalinger for 64-bit cleanups, Configuration and VM
1405interface fixes and @code{CACAO} integration, @code{fdlibm} updates.
1406
1407@item
1408Gael Thomas for @code{VMClassLoader} boot packages support suggestions.
1409
1410@item
1411Andreas Tobler for Darwin and Solaris testing and fixing, @code{Qt4}
1412support for Darwin/OS X, @code{Graphics2D} support, @code{gtk+}
1413updates.
1414
1415@item
1416Dalibor Topic for better @code{DEBUG} support, build cleanups and
1417Kaffe integration. @code{Qt4} build infrastructure, @code{SHA1PRNG}
1418and @code{GdkPixbugDecoder} updates.
1419
1420@item
1421Tom Tromey for Eclipse integration, generics work, lots of bug fixes
1422and gcj integration including coordinating The Big Merge.
1423
1424@item
1425Mark Wielaard for bug fixes, packaging and release management,
1426@code{Clipboard} implementation, system call interrupts and network
1427timeouts and @code{GdkPixpufDecoder} fixes.
1428
1429@end itemize
1430
1431
1432In addition to the above, all of which also contributed time and energy in
1433testing GCC, we would like to thank the following for their contributions
1434to testing:
1435
1436@itemize @bullet
1437@item
1438Michael Abd-El-Malek
1439
1440@item
1441Thomas Arend
1442
1443@item
1444Bonzo Armstrong
1445
1446@item
1447Steven Ashe
1448
1449@item
1450Chris Baldwin
1451
1452@item
1453David Billinghurst
1454
1455@item
1456Jim Blandy
1457
1458@item
1459Stephane Bortzmeyer
1460
1461@item
1462Horst von Brand
1463
1464@item
1465Frank Braun
1466
1467@item
1468Rodney Brown
1469
1470@item
1471Sidney Cadot
1472
1473@item
1474Bradford Castalia
1475
1476@item
1477Robert Clark
1478
1479@item
1480Jonathan Corbet
1481
1482@item
1483Ralph Doncaster
1484
1485@item
1486Richard Emberson
1487
1488@item
1489Levente Farkas
1490
1491@item
1492Graham Fawcett
1493
1494@item
1495Mark Fernyhough
1496
1497@item
1498Robert A. French
1499
1500@item
1501J@"orgen Freyh
1502
1503@item
1504Mark K. Gardner
1505
1506@item
1507Charles-Antoine Gauthier
1508
1509@item
1510Yung Shing Gene
1511
1512@item
1513David Gilbert
1514
1515@item
1516Simon Gornall
1517
1518@item
1519Fred Gray
1520
1521@item
1522John Griffin
1523
1524@item
1525Patrik Hagglund
1526
1527@item
1528Phil Hargett
1529
1530@item
1531Amancio Hasty
1532
1533@item
1534Takafumi Hayashi
1535
1536@item
1537Bryan W. Headley
1538
1539@item
1540Kevin B. Hendricks
1541
1542@item
1543Joep Jansen
1544
1545@item
1546Christian Joensson
1547
1548@item
1549Michel Kern
1550
1551@item
1552David Kidd
1553
1554@item
1555Tobias Kuipers
1556
1557@item
1558Anand Krishnaswamy
1559
1560@item
1561A. O. V. Le Blanc
1562
1563@item
1564llewelly
1565
1566@item
1567Damon Love
1568
1569@item
1570Brad Lucier
1571
1572@item
1573Matthias Klose
1574
1575@item
1576Martin Knoblauch
1577
1578@item
1579Rick Lutowski
1580
1581@item
1582Jesse Macnish
1583
1584@item
1585Stefan Morrell
1586
1587@item
1588Anon A. Mous
1589
1590@item
1591Matthias Mueller
1592
1593@item
1594Pekka Nikander
1595
1596@item
1597Rick Niles
1598
1599@item
1600Jon Olson
1601
1602@item
1603Magnus Persson
1604
1605@item
1606Chris Pollard
1607
1608@item
1609Richard Polton
1610
1611@item
1612Derk Reefman
1613
1614@item
1615David Rees
1616
1617@item
1618Paul Reilly
1619
1620@item
1621Tom Reilly
1622
1623@item
1624Torsten Rueger
1625
1626@item
1627Danny Sadinoff
1628
1629@item
1630Marc Schifer
1631
1632@item
1633Erik Schnetter
1634
1635@item
1636Wayne K. Schroll
1637
1638@item
1639David Schuler
1640
1641@item
1642Vin Shelton
1643
1644@item
1645Tim Souder
1646
1647@item
1648Adam Sulmicki
1649
1650@item
1651Bill Thorson
1652
1653@item
1654George Talbot
1655
1656@item
1657Pedro A. M. Vazquez
1658
1659@item
1660Gregory Warnes
1661
1662@item
1663Ian Watson
1664
1665@item
1666David E. Young
1667
1668@item
1669And many others
1670@end itemize
1671
1672And finally we'd like to thank everyone who uses the compiler, provides
1673feedback and generally reminds us why we're doing this work in the first
1674place.