[rescue] compiling old software re: emacs on SunOS 4.1.4

Chris Hanson cmhanson at eschatologist.net
Tue May 29 21:05:05 CDT 2018

On May 29, 2018, at 10:20 AM, Romain Dolbeau <romain at dolbeau.org> wrote:
> GCC should work on SunOS 4.1.4, though maybe with the crappy
> cc you should start bootstrapping the process with a 2.6.x ...

You can go straight from stock cc on SunOS 4.1.4 to gcc 2.95.3 with only a
single modification: The file gcc/function.c will fail to compile because the
# in an #endif isnbt in the first column on a line. Fix that and you should
be able to fully bootstrap from a stock SunOS 4.1.4 installation.

 -- Chris

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