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Re: UNS: Compiling vax kernel with pcc
On 07/28/2011 02:49 PM, Brad Parker wrote:
Yep, no problem. Just fetch the current source, see
http://pcc.ludd.ltu.se/downloads/ for details.
No fancy addressing modes are implemented yet, so the kernel became
If this is something mere mortals can reproduce? If so, I'd enjoy
trying it out.
about 20% bigger than a gcc compiled kernel. This will be added later.
If you are running on a vax just compile the kernel with CC=pcc, if
then you need to fix the cross-build environment in some way.
Well, I wouldn't be sure of that, but there are a bunch of optimizations
that still can be
I regularly boot netbsd/vax for 11/7xx using the simh simulator. It's
easy to set up. Once it
works I copy my image to a scsi disk and boot on a real live 11/730.
My assumption (perhaps incorrect) is that once pcc is up to speed it
might well generate better
code for the vax than gcc does, with less cpu and memory.
added to pcc for vax.
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