Sparc64 doesn't care about you, and you shouldn't care about Sparc64
craig001 at lerwick.hopto.org
Mon Nov 9 03:06:33 UTC 2015
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Adrian Chadd" <adrian.chadd at gmail.com>
> To: "Craig Butler" <craig001 at lerwick.hopto.org>
> Cc: "freebsd-sparc64" <freebsd-sparc64 at freebsd.org>
> Sent: Monday, 9 November, 2015 2:46:34 AM
> Subject: Re: Sparc64 doesn't care about you, and you shouldn't care about Sparc64
> We can build sparc64 using gcc-4.9 and gcc-5 right now. It may
> actually even boot.
> Is anyone willing to compile up a world/kernel and try booting them?
> As bapt has said, the main shortcoming is a lack of compiler that
> works as shipped in /usr/bin, so you need to build/install a package
> for that to happen. But it'd be nice to verify that a gcc-5 world and
> kernel do work.
OK, I'll try that now, will fire up a vanilla 10.2 RELEASE sparc64 and grab the quarterly gcc5 from Mark Linimon and build and install world/kernel.
Report back shortly.
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