[fpc-devel] M68k: important milestone reached (again:)

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 10 07:43:37 CET 2014

On 10.03.2014 03:45, Karoly Balogh (Charlie/SGR) wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sat, 22 Feb 2014, Sven Barth wrote:
>> With revision 26849 which I just committed a few minutes ago an imporant
>> milestone was reached for reviving the M68k port: the cross compiled compiler
>> is now not only able to compile a program, but this program is also able to
>> run correctly!
>> [...snipp...]
>> After that the main work on m68k will switch to optimizations and maybe/likely
>> revival of other m68k RTLs (Amiga, Atari, Mac OS, NetBSD) :D Of course an
>> embedded target will be a nice to have as well ;)
> Well, today on IRC you mentioned Atari too many times for an Amiga guy's
> taste, so I couldn't resist...

Once is already too many? :P

> http://charlie.amigaspirit.hu/screenshots/uae/UAE-FPC-m68k-2.7.1-FirstEver.png
> :)

Congrats! So the cliffhanger resolved satisfactorly :D

> And besides, it was a decade old wish of me to have recent FPC running on
> Amiga again. This also means the CG also somewhat works for a "full" 68k,
> the 68020, not just for ColdFire. Sadly, it's known to be broken for plain
> 68000, so now really back to fixing some CG issues, before adding more
> platform-specific mess... :)

Yes. Do you think you could somehow crossrun the testsuite on a 68020 or 
68000 system?


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