Sparc64 doesn't care about you, and you shouldn't care about Sparc64

Adrian Chadd adrian.chadd at
Thu Nov 5 23:34:27 UTC 2015

On 5 November 2015 at 15:24, Baptiste Daroussin <bapt at> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 04, 2015 at 02:13:29PM -0800, Adrian Chadd wrote:
>> We don't have to expect clang support to work. Just having someone
>> champion the external toolchain stuff and getting sparc64
>> world/kernel/release building from say, sparc64-gcc 5.x would be
>> enough.
> sparc64 has been the first arch that have been tested with external toolchain:
> build and run just fine.
> The problem with the external toolchain is that if you are not able to cross
> build the ports until you get a working toolchain available via packages, you
> are doomed.
> And we do not have that

Right. You don't end up with a toolchain built if you use an external
toolchain to build. I discovered this amusement when I first got this
up for MIPS. :)


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