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From "Xiao-Feng Li" <xiaofeng...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ia64] JIT & GC regressed
Date Wed, 25 Apr 2007 04:37:08 GMT
On 4/25/07, Alexey Varlamov <alexey.v.varlamov@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2007/4/25, Xiao-Feng Li <xiaofeng.li@gmail.com>:
> > On 4/24/07, Alexey Varlamov <alexey.v.varlamov@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Folks,
> > > While ia64 (aka IPF) development is suspended at this moment, I think
> > > we should strive keeping this port alive. It was functional when I
> > > tried it last mid-week, but did not even build today.
> > > I've fixed broken Jitrino compilation, but still could run only
> > > interpreter with manual switch to gc_cc. So we have the following
> > > issues:
> > > 1) Jitrino silently dies after successfully compiling a few dozens of
> > > methods during bootstrap - need closer investigation;
> > > 2) gc_gen is not ported to IPF yet - do we have plans/resources to do
> > > it in some near future? Otherwise we better ifdef the default GC to
> > > older one.
> >
> > I assume it's trivial to make GCv5 work in IPF since it's running on
> > EM64T very well. I don't see real difference there from GC's POV.
> That was my assumption, as well ;)
>
> > Sorry I was just not aware of this IPF requirement before.
> > Would you let me know the environment you are using? Windows or Linux?
>
> This is not a requirement per se, as not everybody has spare Itanium
> box at hand - but if you can do this port, very nice! Currently Linux
> only is supported, my env is  SLES9/gcc 3.3.3.

Ok, I got an IPF with very old Linux installed. I will have a try
then. Thanks, xiaofeng

> --
> Regards,
> Alexey
>
> >
> > Thanks,
> > xiaofeng
> >
> > > 3) No CC is running on IPF and regressions are caught too late. Even
> > > simple HWA would do, and I volunteer to compose x-lists for VM and
> > > classlib tests if someone set up a CC.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Alexey
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > http://xiao-feng.blogspot.com
> >
>


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