|64-bit ELF Cross Compiler email@example.com (Mike S) (2000-07-18)|
|Re: 64-bit ELF Cross Compiler firstname.lastname@example.org (Patryk Zadarnowski) (2000-07-23)|
|Re: 64-bit ELF Cross Compiler email@example.com (2000-07-27)|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (Phil Edwards)|
|Date:||27 Jul 2000 21:37:44 -0400|
|Organization:||$home is where the core is|
Patryk Zadarnowski <email@example.com> wrote:
+ - the 64bit MIPS (and possibly others) GNU linker is completely broken
+ (it patches pointers to almost random values.)
I wondered what the call to rand() was doing in there...
+ Also, I would very much
+ like to hear of experiences people had using GCC on SPARC v9.
Take a look at the GCC mailing list archives or the Sun groups. Summary:
all the experiences are bad, since the assembly generated is sometimes
illegal (the integer long division IIRC). The GCC FAQ has an entry on
this subject, which I expect will be updated as progress is made.
+ assembler listing, so I'm staying clear of sparc64 GCC untill I hear
Using "sparc64" can be misleading. Apparently this was a mis-applied name
for some variation of Linux at one point. I'm fuzzy on the details (and
the GCC installation instructions get it wrong a couple of times, too),
but "sparcv9" is the best term to use when talking about GCC. In the
current source code, that is the platform name being generated as well.
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