Michael Van Canneyt
michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Thu Mar 1 15:51:37 CET 2001
On Thu, 1 Mar 2001, Peter Vreman 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.
> Support is in the compiler (both 1.0.5 and 1.1 versions). But there is no RTL yet.
Yes, but there is a binary distribution which should work.
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