[rescue] Perverse Question

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun Jun 15 16:33:13 CDT 2003

On Sunday, June 15, 2003, at 04:42 PM, Jochen Kunz wrote:
>>> To give credit where credit is due, it is a fantastic achievement to
>>> have a free compiler set that supports so many architectures. So
> even
>>> if it ain't optimal, I salute them for offering tools for free to
> the
>>> masses :).
>> ...and one that should crosscompile from any to any of the supported
>> architectures (though I did not manage to compile one yet).
> Should, this word is good choosen. I tried some crosscompiles from 
> Alpha
> and Sparc64 to vax, powerpc, sparc, m68k, ... I got really funny errors
> from gcc. Coredumps due to SIG11, memory leaks, ... Crosscompiling with
> gcc may work well, but only if the build host is a x86 machine.

   Compiling 68K code on UltraSPARC seems to work ok.

   (again not defending GCC, just giving a data point)


Dave McGuire             "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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