2009 Update

Anton Shterenlikht mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Sat Nov 7 21:40:41 UTC 2009

On Fri, Nov 06, 2009 at 09:52:25AM -0800, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> 3.  More compiler and debugger work. GCC is really not good for
>      ia64. I'm planning on refocusing some of my attention towards
>      compiler work. Related to this is the debugger. GDB is not
>      lacking severely on ia64. Note that I don't plan to fix GDB.
>      Neither will I fix GCC. I'll be looking elsewhere.

This seems a major undertaking. Also, what will happen to
a miriad of GCC-dependent ports?

many thanks

Anton Shterenlikht
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Mech Eng Dept
Bristol University
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