Subject: Re: 1.5.1(ish) and ^C
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 06/27/2001 17:49:59
On 27 Jun 2001 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Somewhat entertainingly the sparc64 gcc will not compile perl
> with -mcpu=v8, (or v9, sparclet or sparclite), while a sun4m
> sparc can. I think I'll just avoid -mcpu on my ultra for now :/
> Well, the sparc64 gcc only generates v9 code, so -mcpu=v8 won't work
> at all. If it's configured correctly to generate 32-bit binaries (and
> not all toolchains can do that) then -32 may have some effect. But
> what you have basically discovered is that perl is buggy. Have you tried
> the pkgsrc version of perl? It should be fixed to build on -current.
OK - I was confused. I thought -mcpu=ultrasparc should be
a synonym for -mcpu=v9. It appears not - with -mcpu=ultrasparc
cc dumps core attempting to compile perl, while with -mcpu=v9
(which should be a NOP?) all is fine.
This was all with the pkgsrc perl..
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