Subject: Re: gcc2-.95.2 for alpha
To: None <>
From: xunil <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/20/2001 02:03:18
Compiling w/ -O2 on alpha platforms is known to produce buggy, erratic code.
Use -O for now.


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Subject: gcc2-.95.2 for alpha

> hi,
> I am trying to compile some later versions of gcc for netbsd/alpha-1.5.
> i applied the patches for version 2.95.2 which I found on the netbsd
> (besides having a problem with the declaration of vfprintf) linking of
> gcc binaries fails with a "cannot open crt1.o: no such file or directory".
> any suggestions?
> Compiling XFree 3.3.6 with the -O2 option of the bundled gcc compiler
> results obviously in some buggy code. That's the main motivation of
getting a later
> gcc version running. Maybe compiling XFree 3.3.6 with a later version of
> -O2 works.
> Actually, what about XFree 4.0.x. Is it possible to compile that version
> XFree with -O2?
> I tried out netscape. I am impressed, it really works. It works even
> than expected. While beeing on dec's homepage to get the osf shared libs I
> have been highly impressed by dec's commitment to linux. they even provide
> (possible high performant) fortran and c compilers, etc. unfortunately,
> die with a "bad system call" ;-(
> - Stefan
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