|IRIX and OSF/1 compilers: whose? firstname.lastname@example.org (1995-08-23)|
|Re: IRIX and OSF/1 compilers: whose? email@example.com (1995-08-27)|
|Re: IRIX and OSF/1 compilers: whose? firstname.lastname@example.org (Stefan Monnier) (1995-08-28)|
|Re: IRIX and OSF/1 compilers: whose? email@example.com (1995-09-02)|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (Preston Briggs)|
|Organization:||Tera Computer Company, Seattle, WA|
|Date:||Sat, 2 Sep 1995 04:38:13 GMT|
>>I'm wondering who makes the SGI IRIX and DEC OSF/1 stock ccs: they're
>>remarkably similar, with nearly identical manpages.
>The folks frm mips. (It's the mention of ucode, and the availability
>of pixie, that gives it away.) The SGI connection is easy,
>of course, but apparently some of them later moved from mips
It's not so baroque. DEC, for a time, sold machines with MIPS
processors inside. Along with the processors, they provided a lot of
MIPS software, including the compilers.
And for those who don't know, SGI has used MIPS processors (and
software) for years. More recently, SGI bought MIPS.
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