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Re: Any hints for bootstrapping in Solaris 10?

AFAIK NetBSD won't run on a T1000. The sun4v architecture is not yet supported. You might have better chances with OpenBSD.

On Sun, Oct 25, 2020 at 1:20 PM Hisashi T Fujinaka <> wrote:
Cool. I've started this and wondering just how long gcc takes to build
on a T1000. :)

Thanks everyone.

On Sat, 24 Oct 2020, Julien Savard wrote:

> Sorry for the late reply, here a few hints :
> I wouldn't recommend using SFW GCC with pkgsrc. It's now pretty old ( GCC 3.4.3).
> You might want to use opencsw to get GCC but their "most up to date" GCC is gcc5.5.0. So it might work for a time but I guess
> you will eventually face similar issues like SFW GCC.
> Like Sad Clouds said, you might want to build your own GCC. GCC9 is the last version to support Solaris 10 SPARC (And maybe
> SPARC in general).
> FYI: I compiled mine and made it available
> here:
> It only works with 32bit bootstrap. I'll eventually provide GCC9 with support with 64bits.
> /usr/bin/bash is pretty much broken. And If I remember correctly /bin/sh is pretty much broken too. Use anything else. If you
> wish/can build and use pkgsrc bash instead of the one provided in Solaris.
> There are a few more things I noted on my wiki
> here:
> On Thu, Oct 22, 2020 at 11:14 PM Mansour Moufid <> wrote:
>       On Thu, Oct 22, 2020 at 12:56 AM Hisashi T Fujinaka <> wrote:
>       > => Build dependency gcc2>=2.95.3nb7: NOT found
>       > => Verifying reinstall for ../../lang/gcc2
>       > => Bootstrap dependency digest>=20010302: NOT found
>       > => Verifying reinstall for ../../pkgtools/digest
>       > ERROR: This package has set PKG_FAIL_REASON:
>       > ERROR: Circular dependency detected
>       > *** Error code 255
>       Does $CC contain a version number, like "gcc2" or "gcc-1.2.3"?
>       I think I've seen something like that before: mk/ doesn't
>       like when PKGSRC_COMPILER contains a version number.

Hisashi T Fujinaka -
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