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Re: valgrind port to system Z

On Wed, Feb 02, 2011 at 12:32:21PM -0500, Florian Krohm wrote:
> I've been working on the valgrind port to system Z for some time and
> an initial patch set has been posted here: http://bugs.kde.org/243404
> The port is fairly functional already and is currently awaiting review.
> What's left to be done is performance enhancements and adding support
> for tools beyond memcheck and massif.
> I'd like to continue working on the port but I no longer have access
> to a system Z machine. I've tried the hercules emulator but a valgrind
> build takes several hours to complete on my hardware, never mind running
> regression buckets. So, unfortunately, it's not really workable.
> Is there a possibility that the Debian project could provide access to a
> mainframe machine?

In theory that could be possible.  The porterbox in question is listed
as "public".  [0] requires a DD signing off the request, though.

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

[0] http://dsa.debian.org/doc/guest-account/

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