GPC support for AIX 6?

Prof A Olowofoyeku (The African Chief) chiefsoft at bigfoot.com
Tue Oct 14 17:51:15 CEST 2008


On 14 Oct 2008 at 17:24, Gert Doering  wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 04:08:35PM +0100, Prof A Olowofoyeku (The African
> Chief) wrote: > On 14 Oct 2008 at 16:00, Gert Doering  wrote: > > >
> Googling seems to suggest that the earliest release of GCC to work on > >
> AIX 6 is gcc 4.2.4 > > Have you actually tried compiling gpc on that
> platform? I don't think > there's anything wrong, in principle, with using
> gcc-4.2.x or higher to > compile gpc based on an earlier gcc (e.g., 3.4.x)
> back end.
> 
> Well, if my understanding is correct, the GCC backend (code generation and
> such) needs to support the platform in question.  Otherwise you can't build
> GPC either.
> 
> Based on that understanding, I did not try to build a 3.4.x-based gpc on
> APX 6 yet - as gcc-3.4.x itself isn't going to work.

Yes, I think you're probably right there. Ok, so I'll let others tell you 
about the how long/how much !

Best regards, The Chief
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Prof. Abimbola A. Olowofoyeku (The African Chief) 
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