DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2003-11
Re: Non-gcc compilers
On Thu, Nov 13, 2003 at 08:54:21PM +0100, Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai wrote:
> -On [20031113 20:12], R. Joseph Wright (joseph@xxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> >Is everything really in place to make it compile with a non-gcc compiler or
> >is this a "forward looking" statement? If it does compile with tendra, for
> >example, is there any documentation available for getting it done?
> Speaking from a well-known point for me, namely TenDRA, no.
> One of the things I want to get done in the coming weeks is making the
> entire build more friendly to switching compilers by a simple entry in
> make.conf and have the build worry about the details.
> TenDRA can compile a great deal of the userland utilities, but I still
> need to add a whole lot of c99 functionality.
> ICC should be almost a drop in replacement. I saw a PR about adding
> hooks for icc in the build. I'll take a look at that again and probably
> add it.
> Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <asmodai(at)wxs.nl> / asmodai / kita no mono
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Do you know how far the other TenDRA (Ten15) guys have gotten in this
respect? I remember the guys working on the code mentionned problems
in dealing with inlined asm code, clearly non-portable. Would it be
possible to build a portion of the MI kernel code with tcc and link it
to pre-built (with another compiler) portion of MD code?
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