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From Ian Holsman <li...@holsman.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Compilation on Solaris
Date Fri, 16 Jun 2006 20:50:20 GMT
huh?
why is the licensing terms stopping us recommending something?

we recommend VC2005 for windows and that it commercial, I don't see  
the difference.
(and yes.. I saw mads's comment that this studio is free if your  
register)


On 17/06/2006, at 4:56 AM, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:

> On 6/16/06, Shanti Subramanyam <Shanti.Subramanyam@sun.com> wrote:
>> Here is the patch :
>>
>> --- README.platforms    Fri Jun 16 09:12:33 2006
>> +++ README.platforms.orig       Thu Jun 15 13:13:50 2006
>> @@ -95,12 +95,4 @@
>>
>> http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/patches/apply_to_2.0.49/ 
>> aix_xlc_optimization.patch
>>
>>       (That patch works with many recent levels of Apache 2+.)
>> -================
>> -  Solaris:
>> -    On Solaris, much better performance can be achieved by using the
>> Sun Studio compiler
>> -    instead of gcc. Download the compiler from
>> -
>> -    http://www.opensolaris.org/os/community/tools/sun_studio_tools/
>> -
>> -    Use the following compiler flags: -XO4 -xchip=generic
>
> Actually, if I read the license, I'm not sure this is a great idea to
> recommend now:
>
> http://www.opensolaris.org/os/community/tools/sun_studio_tools/sssent/
>
> Specifically, it says:
>
> ---
> Permitted Use: Provided that You are a participant of the OpenSolaris
> community, You may use the software for Research and Instructional,
> Individual, and Commercial Use to design, develop, test, or otherwise
> engineer software.
> ---
>
> In the loosest terms, that *might* be true.  But, I'm not quite so  
> sure.
>
> Roy?  -- justin


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