[rescue] linux ports

Robert Novak rescue at sunhelp.org
Fri Jun 15 13:37:45 CDT 2001

On Fri, 15 Jun 2001, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:

> I was under the impression that the biggest problem with linux for the
> alpha was GCC being really aweful at compiling alpha code.

Might be worth trying Compaq's Linux Alpha compilers then?


Seems to be free, supposedly matches features of their Tru64 compilers and
some GCC compatibility stuff too. I haven't tried it yet (still have Tru64
5.1 on my lightest working Alpha) but it might be worth a look.


Robert Novak, Indyramp Consulting * rnovak at indyramp.com * indyramp.com/~rnovak
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