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Re: Have my PA8800 back online...

On Sun, Dec 3, 2017 at 2:17 PM, Helge Deller <deller@gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi Carlos,
> On 03.12.2017 20:28, John David Anglin wrote:
>>> I've been away from the port for so long, but I'd like to contribute
>>> again.
> Cool, welcome back!
>> I'll have a look at the glibc master test results. Anything>> else that's critical to the port that needs help?
> Are you interested in glibc work only, or in other stuff too?
> For example, I'm trying to keep a todo-list for myself at
> https://parisc.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/TODO
> Overall I think we are in pretty good shape with the port,
> but here is a small list where work would be helpful:
> - gcc: Make gccgo work (still crashes)
> - kernel/gdb: For core files written by kernel, gdb is reporting: BFD: Warning: /tmp/core.http.1655.ls3011.1465554447 is truncated: expected core file size >= 2187264, found: 2121728.
> - kernel/glibc: Maybe implement real kernel VDSO support ?
> - gcc: _mcount can be optimized (smaller) by not subtracting offset
> - gcc: put PLABELS into read-only section (gcc function pa_reloc_rw_mask() needs modification, see "section mismatches" mails)
> I'm currently mostly working on the qemu port which is doing great progress.


Is this in priority order?

I'm good at toolchain work, and need little ramp-up to be effective,
but honestly I'll hack on anything.

It looks like Dave could do with gcc support.


Can we coordinate gcc work then? How can I help?


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