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Re: pkg/48154: pkgsrc/lang/gcc (gcc 2.95.3) is not built on NetBSD/i386 6.1
The following reply was made to PR pkg/48154; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-pbugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/48154: pkgsrc/lang/gcc (gcc 2.95.3) is not built on
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2013 05:26:08 +0000
On Sat, Aug 31, 2013 at 07:15:01AM +0000, Ryo ONODERA wrote:
>> pkgsrc is not just for current NetBSD releases and gcc-2.x is the latest
>> GCC for some platforms.
>> For example, it is useful to analyze a issue whether it is particular issue
>> for such platforms or gcc-2.x.
> FeeMiNT's official compiler is gcc 2.95.3.
> FreeMiNT has some issues with pkgsrc.
> To clarify what is the cause, I want to use gcc 2.95.3.
> pkgsrc-2013Q2 release announcement has FreeMiNT as supported platform,
> and I am improving FreeMiNT support now (see e-mails in tech-pkg@).
Okay, but that doesn't require running gcc 2.95 on NetBSD, does it?
It isn't going to work unless either we re-add gcc2 stdarg support to
NetBSD (that is going to be a tough sell) or someone implements the
__builtin_va_* stuff for gcc 2.95. I have no idea how hard that would
You'll also find that gcc 2.95 doesn't compile with recent gcc,
although maybe we have patches for that in pkgsrc already.
> Deleting the official compiler of supported platform is very bad idea.
Surely FreeMiNT doesn't depend on the copy in pkgsrc...
David A. Holland
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