Subject: Re: egcs
To: Dan Jacobowitz <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 08/05/1998 13:18:06
On Wed, 5 Aug 1998, Dan Jacobowitz wrote:

: > egcs 1.0.3 does not work on NetBSD/powerpc, period.  egcs 1.0.3 is pretty
: > broken in code generation on anything other than i386 and sparc, basically,
: Not true, completely - I use egcs on powerpc-unknown-linux-gnu as a primary
: compiler, and it screams.

Doesn't matter how fast it runs - there are some types of constructs at
higher optimization levels that will make the resulting code fall over.  In
short, you can use it to generate reliable code on powerpc if you never use
-O2 or -O3.

: The 1.1 snapshots are a lot more reliable - although, unfortunately,
: they STILL can't get through Lynx....

"Internal compiler error" or "signal 11" (SIGSEGV)?

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.