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Re: Native builds?
> On Sep 12, 2018, at 3:00 AM, Martin Husemann <martin%duskware.de@localhost> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 11, 2018 at 09:25:16PM +0200, Johnny Billquist wrote:
>> There has definitely been, but I would not be able to pinpoint it now. But I
>> used to do native builds on VAX in the past, and it would mostly work.
> gcc 4.1 was able to do that, but it required various #ifdef __vax__ in
> random places and also lots of -O0 or -O1 instead of the usual default
> -O2. Gcc 4.8 with our local patches came close too, but the upstream
> version would not run on NetBSD/vax at all (I tried to upstream
> the few needed patches, they still sit in their bugzilla and rot).
> Guess I should find time and push for them, also trying the latest
> upstream stuff w/o our local MD backend modifications.
That's unfortunate. The gcc development process isn't that hard; for bugfixes to live (and rot) in a local repository rather than going to the gcc project isn't a good solution.
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