linux-mips-fnet
[Top] [All Lists]

Re: EGCS on MIPS

To: linux-mips@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com, linux-mips@fnet.fr
Subject: Re: EGCS on MIPS
From: Olivier Galibert <galibert@pobox.com>
Date: Sat, 4 Apr 1998 12:40:37 +0200
In-reply-to: <19980404120554.31953@uni-koblenz.de>; from ralf@uni-koblenz.de on Sat, Apr 04, 1998 at 12:05:54PM +0200
Mail-followup-to: linux-mips@fnet.fr
References: <19980404120554.31953@uni-koblenz.de>
On Sat, Apr 04, 1998 at 12:05:54PM +0200, ralf@uni-koblenz.de wrote:
> people keep asking me about egcs / gcc 2.8.x for Linux/MIPS.  Before I
> even attempt to work on that I'd like to know if anybody has attempted
> to use one of these compilers on IRIX or another MIPS operating system.
> Experiences, especially reliability?  As I understand the problems people
> have with these compilers on their Linux/i386 machines are only mostly
> caused by the Intel backend?

I use it everyday. I  only have problems when  trying to compile  with
-g. The compilers  segfaults  from time  to time. Apart  from that, it
works nicely.

A bad point for linux/mips is that the generated code is n32/64.

  OG.

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>