Subject: Re: HELP!
To: Brian Hechinger <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/25/2001 13:34:28
Brian Hechinger wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 22, 2001 at 09:59:17PM +1000, Simon Burge wrote:
> > 
> > Of course now that I don't have Ultrix boxes handy I just run the
> > Ultrix C compiler (really the MIPS C compiler, and an ancestor to
> > the DEC/Compaq Alpha C compiler I think) under Ultrix emulation on
> > my pmaxen.  :-)
> how hard was that to set up?  what version Ultrix bits should i look for to
> put in /emul?

Other than the files mentioned in compat_ultrix(8) I just copied the
contents of /usr/lib/cmplrs and the associated symlinks in /usr/bin
from an Ultrix backup.

> also, can this be hacked to work on the alphas? (is there a linux/ultrix/foo
> version of the Compaq C compiler for alpha?)

There's DU and linux versions of the Compaq C compiler available.  I've
looked a little at the linux version, but it causes MMU traps when run
on my pc164 :-(  There wouldn't be an Ultrix version of the Compaq C
compiler available.

Simon Burge                            <>
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