Mon, 13 Jul 1998 13:03:28 -0400
i was talking of the ppc version of linux is that what you are talking about?
At 3:01 PM +0100 7/12/98, Simon Wright wrote:
>> From: jim hopper <[log in to unmask]>
>> At 1:49 AM -0400 6/26/98, Simon Wright wrote:
>> >> From: jim hopper <[log in to unmask]>
>> >> but much more important, gnat 3.11 only works with gcc 2.8.1 and above,
>> >> which as far as i know has not been done for linuxppc (i could be wrong).
>> >> do you know anything about support for 2.8.1 in linuxppc?
>> >gnat3.11a1 builds fine on gcc-2.7.2 on Solaris 2.5 (and 126.96.36.199 on
>> >Linux 2.0.34)
>> information from act folks is that current 3.11 wave front and beyond will
>> not work with 188.8.131.52
>3.11a1 builds OK with gcc 2.8.1 (I had some problems to start with,
>but I think this was down to finger trouble).
>However, people using Linux 2.0.x should beware; these kernels are not
>happy with gcc-2.8!! you need to keep a 2.7.2(.x) compiler around to
>do kernel rebuilds. And it had better be on a different path than
>gcc-2.8, cos the 'make dep' phase doesn't seem to respect your setting
>of CC ..
At a recent computer software engineering course in the US, the participants
were given an awkward question to answer. "If you had just boarded an
airliner and discovered that your team of programmers had been responsible
for the flight control software, how many of you would disembark