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Re: Let's remove mips, mipsel, s390, ... (Was: [Fwd: Re: GTK+2.0 2.6.2-3 and buildds running out of space])

On Mon, Feb 21, 2005 at 07:10:36AM -0600, Peter Samuelson wrote:

> The main problem with distcc across architectures is the FUD
> surrounding whether gcc-as-cross-compiler spits out the same code as
> gcc-as-native-compiler.  The gcc team seem to be very hesitant to make
> any guarantees about that, as it's not something they test much.
> Without better information than guesswork, I'd say you might minimise
> your chances of cross-gcc bugs by using a host with the same endianness
> and bit width.

Running such a system in parallel with the current systems (and comparing
the outputs) might be a good test for gcc-as-cross-compiler, then...

Just a thought.



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