Subject: Re: GCC2 removed, vax port downgraded to static-only for now.
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: port-vax
Date: 08/23/2006 17:42:21
In article <>,
Lukas Kaminski  <> wrote:
>> i have removed GCC2 sources from our tree and switched the vax port to
>> GCC3.  unfortunately the shared library support is missing and so the
>> vax no longer supports shlibs in -current.  the support for them is
>> planned to return with the switch to GCC4 on vax.  i do not know when
>> that will happen.
>What is the status of shared libs? I'm installing now the newest snapshot 
>(200608190000Z) of NetBSD4 from netbsd-daily on my simh-emulator, but it 
>seems it has no shared lib support (according to the size of the download). 
>If the change to reenable shared libs is trivial, i could do a "make world" 
>to test it.

The change is not trivial, but Matt Thomas is supposed to be working on it.