llvm on ia64 ?

Ulrich Spörlein uqs at spoerlein.net
Fri Dec 18 16:34:05 UTC 2009

On Wed, 16.12.2009 at 15:18:47 +0000, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 03:50:33PM +0100, Roman Divacky wrote:
> > I wont comment the failure but llvm does NOT support generating IA64
> > code as the support for this was removed some 6 months or so ago....
> > 
> > what exactly do you want to use the llvm at ia64 for?
> replacement for gcc..
> gcc44 and 45 fail to build on ia64. From what I can gather (I'm a
> user, not a developer) after following this for some months on gcc bugzilla,
> gcc folks do not really have a solution, or might not even understand
> the problem. Lots of ports of interest to me are dependent on gcc44,
> e.g. gfortran, blas, lapack, calculix, code_aster, etc. So I'm looking
> for a possible replacement for gcc44 on ia64

Have you tried with a recent gcc45 port? It now depends on newer
binutils, which is required to build it with -march=native on amd64,
perhaps you're hitting the same base-binutils-is-too-freaking-old issue?


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