[rescue] linux ports

Mike Nicewonger rescue at sunhelp.org
Fri Jun 15 13:45:37 CDT 2001


I have a mission for this weekend now!

<zombie mode>
Must build Alpha
Must build Alpha
Must build Alpha
</zombie mode>

Mike N
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Novak" <rnovak at indyramp.com>
To: <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Friday, June 15, 2001 2:37 PM
Subject: Re: [rescue] linux ports

> 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?
> http://www.support.compaq.com/alpha-tools/software/index.html
> 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.
> --Rob
> Robert Novak, Indyramp Consulting * rnovak at indyramp.com *
>         "And it's been a long December and there's reason to believe
>            Maybe this year will be better than the last...." -- counting
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