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Re: reiserfs empirical study (very long)

Rahul Jain wrote:
> On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 03:57:52AM -0700, Andrew Sharp wrote:
> >
> > I was misquoting someone else when I said it had endian problems.
> > My bad.  I should have said that it has powerpc problems, but don't
> > take that as gospel, because I'm just parroting someone else.
> It used to have ppc problems. the CVS dev tree hasn't had ppc-specific
> complaints for at least a week.

At least a week, huh?

> > As
> > for sparc, they say that you can't build a 2.4[.2] kernel on sparc32
> > right now, so that leaves me out.
> The dev tree is now 2.4.5:
> Linux photino 2.4.5-xfs #14 Wed May 30 17:01:36 EDT 2001 i586 unknown

Where?  The tree I cvs'd from SGI is 2.4.2.  According to reports on
this list 2.4.5 doesn't compile.  But I'm starting to get close to
getting the 2.4.2-xfs to build on my sparc32.

> > I even tried SGI's xfs kernel
> > source (on my sparc32 system), it demands egcs-2.91.66 to build, as
> > if.  I think maybe I'll try it on the ol' powermac ....
> I used to demand that. I've been using the gcc from unstable for over a month
> without a single issue. It even supposedly builds and runs (with some
> corruption issues ;) with redhat's latest gcc 2.96.

I hacked that redhadiot BS out of the Makefile and I'm much better
now.  Gcc 2.95.2 works just fine so far.


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