Re: atlas: FTBFS on hurd-i386 (for review)
Hi, any feedback so far?
On Sun, 2012-09-09 at 11:18 +0200, Svante Signell wrote:
> Source: atlas
> Version: 3.8.4-9
> Severity: important
> Tags: patch
> Usertags: hurd
> User: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Attached are two patches to enable a successful build of atlas on
> GNU/Hurd. The first,fix_build.patch, fixes the build problems for Hurd
> by not using the compiler reserved keyword MACH as a variable. The
> second, fix_hurd_support.patch, adds proper support for GNU/Hurd. It
> uses x86info to estimate important CPU information, since /proc/cpuinfo
> is not (yet) available.
> The new backend file, archinfo_gnu.c, is an edited copy of the _linux
> version, and should be trimmed to use only features available from
> x86info. Feedback wanted, especially here. However, it looks like not
> many of the features defined in that file are used for building atlas,
> except for the CPU frequency (and maybe number of CPUs and threads).