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Re: Issues with compiler failures

Den 2019-03-22 kl. 21:51, skrev Johnny Billquist:
On 2019-03-22 18:04, Silas wrote:
On Sun, Mar 17, 2019 at 08:07:55AM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
An easier option would be to make pcc usable and accept it leads to some
slightly reduced functionality (i.e. no groff, atf and libexecinfo in
the base build due to missing c++ support).

This sounds interesting.  I just download pcc-20170101 (the latest?) and there is an arch/vax directory with stuff within. The $Id$ keyword of arch/vax/code.c  even blames ragge for the latest commit :-)

Isn't this usable?

As far as I can remember, there are still some issues meaning it might not compile everything under NetBSD correctly. Not to mention the lack of C++.
Don't try C++.
The last bugs I was dealing with were related to long long, the other code in pcc has been there since -79, or so, so it is most likely useful even today.

I'm currently dealing with using softfloat routines in pcc, so that cross-compiling works.  It's incredible much faster to try things on a new machine than on a 4000/90 :-)

-- R

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