[fpc-pascal](Fwd) poll

Noah silva nsilva at sparcy.atariuniverse.com
Thu Mar 1 15:20:29 CET 2001

On Thu, 1 Mar 2001, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:

> On Thu, 1 Mar 2001, Brad Campbell wrote:
> > Noah silva wrote:
> > > 
> > > pascal works on a lot more platforms than even Free Pascal.  Obviously it
> > > Sparc, so I have really tried to get GPC to be usefull, I am not just
> > 
> > I have a shell account on a linux sparc box..
> > How hard would it be for someone reasonably proficient in pascal, very
> > proficient in assembler and never done anything on a sparc to port the
> > compiler ?
> It would be a bad idea to start a port right now, because the code generator
> good. The existing Intel Solaris port could then be used to provide the RTL.
> But as I said, it is better to wait a little for starting a new CPU port.
> Michael.
I was unaware that there was a solaris/intel port of FPK, but a lot of us
with Sparcs use Linux, because it is faster on low end sparcs.

   noah silva

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