new wiki page: State of Packages on Sparc64

Marius Strobl marius at alchemy.franken.de
Tue Jan 8 14:01:31 PST 2008


On Mon, Jan 07, 2008 at 11:44:18PM +0100, Marius Strobl wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 05, 2008 at 12:57:27PM -0800, Stephen Hurd wrote:
> > Mark Linimon wrote:
> > >On Wed, Jan 02, 2008 at 05:10:56PM -0600, Mark Linimon wrote:
> > >  
> > >>Please see http://wiki.freebsd.org/Sparc64Packages for a writeup on where
> > >>we are with respect to sparc64 packages, from portmgr's perspective.
> > >>    
> > >
> > >I have updated the charts and detailed-list pages on portsmon with the
> > >latest information from the partial runs on sparc64-6 and sparc64-7.  The
> > >former is nearly complete, the latter has a few hundred packages to go.
> > >  
> > 
> > I've been looking into the OpenEXR problem and a trivial work-around is 
> > building the graphics/ilmbase port without multithreaded file I/O support.
> 
> Hrm, the setGlobalThreadCount() test crashes in a bizarre way in
> libthr; I can only reproduce this with 7.0-BETA4 and 7.0-PRERELEASE
> though. The whole test suite succeeds on 8.0-CURRENT and it also
> doesn't crash when running a 8.0-CURRENT kernel with the 7.0
> userland on the same machine, which suggests that some important
> kernel fix in HEAD hasn't been MFC'ed, yet...
> 

FYI, it's fixed by the following commit:
http://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/mid.cgi?200711051136.lA5BaHpL069527

Marius



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