Subject: Re: IBM ROMP/RT port
To: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dan Linder <email@example.com>
Date: 03/04/2002 11:41:13
On Fri, 1 Mar 2002, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
[openbsd romp/rt port]
> Well, I'm interested in ROMP/RT, but I certainly would never willingly
> contribute to their port :-)
I'm not on the -ports mailing list, but I cc'ed it in case others are
Indeed - I'm thinking about striking out on my own, with NetBSD as my
base. I've always been more of a NetBSD'er and an OpenBSD'er anyway.
> > I'm thinking about getting involved in a port, and the RT appeals to me
> > for whatever reason (probably because I have one), and I'm wondering where
> > to invest my efforts.
> The biggest challenge is going to be the toolchain. GCC's ROMP bits have
> been stale for quite some time, and someone needs to do an ELF ABI and
> implementation for the ROMP.
Indeed - I am looking forward to a good challenge!
Dan Linder / dlinder @ uiuc.edu
Graduate Student, College of Engineering, Dept. of Computer Science
- Dept. of Computer Science Teaching Assistant
- DRES Computer Accessibility Researcher