[rescue] Sources of IRIX

Richard legalize at xmission.com
Mon Mar 20 13:31:12 CDT 2017

In article <CAF_SE-CbeexF95Ek24w5xqQwFjNwCcZzXa4_2HoH=yhJLqySng at mail.gmail.com>,
    Bob Darlington <rdarlington at gmail.com> writes:

> Yeah, so I used to spend my weekends porting gnu code over to compile on
> MIPSPro.   No doubt I wasted hundreds of hours of my life making things
> like xmms compile.   Eventually I gave in and installed gcc and moved on
> with life.    I felt a little dirty for it, sure, but it was easier, I was
> no longer spending time fixing code that took advantage of gcc's
> "features".  Heck, some days I thought you could open an editor and bang
> the keyboard randomly and gcc would compile it.

MIPSpro isn't going to work on C++11 or later code bases.  So using
gcc/clang for more modern projects is going to be the norm sooner or
later anyway.
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