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From "Alexey Varlamov" <alexey.v.varla...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ia64] JIT & GC regressed
Date Fri, 27 Apr 2007 06:47:20 GMT
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?

>
> 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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