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From "Xiao-Feng Li" <xiaofeng...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ia64] JIT & GC regressed
Date Fri, 27 Apr 2007 07:08:38 GMT
On 4/27/07, Alexey Varlamov <alexey.v.varlamov@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2007/4/27, Xiao-Feng Li <xiaofeng.li@gmail.com>:
> > Alexey, after a fresh installation of a SLES 10 to IPF, I found there
> > is no gcc (or other compiler) available, although it has gdb, etc
> > tools. I searched the web, but couldn't find a prebuilt binary. Did
> > you cross-compile it in a X86 machine, or where did you get it?
>
> I've got pre-installed SLES9 with all needed developers packages in
> place (+ Intel compiler aka icc). Do you mean SLES10 distro does not
> provide gcc at all? That's impossible IMO, related packages must be
> skipped during installation?

I also think that's too strange that the CD borrowed doesn't have gcc.
Will check if SUSE website provides an image that has gcc built-in. I
don't want to do cross-compilation unless it is necessary.

Thanks,
xiaofeng

> >
> > Thanks,
> > xiaofeng
> >
> > 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.
> > > 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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