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Re: gcj-4.1 on mips

* Tom Tromey <tromey@redhat.com> [2006-04-06 12:12]:
> However it turns out I was a bit wrong.  Apparently the libffi
> closure API does work for the MIPS o32 ABI -- just not the other
> ABIs.  However, it is still not enabled in libgcj (but that is
> trivial to change).  So if you are using this ABI you may be in
> luck.

Yes, that's the one we use.

> Otherwise, the skills needed to do this are an understanding of the
> MIPS ABI(s) and MIPS assembly.  It generally is not much code, and
> the libffi test suite should adequately test it.  Once that is
> written, enabling the support in libgcj is very easy.

Thiemo, maybe you can put that on your (long) todo list, if it's not
there already.

> As for who could do it... I don't want to spam the list with ads :-)
> Contact me off-list and I'll give you some pointers.

Thanks for the pointers.  I hope Thiemo or someone will be able to add
the needed code.
Martin Michlmayr

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