Subject: Re: Serious breakage in latest PowerMac snapshot
To: David Edelsohn <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 03/12/1998 14:48:38
David Edelsohn writes:
> 	Is there any progress toward using EGCS-1.0 (GCC-2.8) on NetBSD?
> At least for the PowerPC port?  One really needs EGCS and post-2.8.1 beta
> releases of binutils (e.g., H.J. Lu's Linux releases) to get everything
> right for non-AIX PowerPC.  I don't know if this is causing the specific
> problem we are discussing, but it could be causing any number of lingering
> bugs.

I do know that we now have a developer working on finishing teaching
the current binutils about our a.out format so that we can use the
same toolchain on all ports and upgrade everything to EGCS or GCC 2.8