[fpc-pascal] status of sparc solaris support

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Tue Jun 28 13:46:42 CEST 2011

Jonas Maebe wrote:
> On 28 Jun 2011, at 00:29, Seth Grover wrote:
>> Most of the references to Sparc/Solaris that I'm finding on the
>> mailing list and whatnot are quite old. Can someone who knows give me
>> a quick rundown as to what the status of Solaris on Sparc is?
> In general it works fairly well. The only problem currently is that 
> fpmake is broken on that platform (so "make all" in svn trunk doesn't 
> work anymore), and the people working on fpmake don't have access to a 
> Solaris/SPARC machine.

I can make a slow v8 available at a pinch. I've got a much faster v10 
here but an extremely reluctant to leave it running due to environmental 
issues (noise, power, heat); I'm always happy to test code provided that 
somebody can give me an "idiot's guide" of what I should be doing.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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