Re: reiserfs empirical study (very long)
On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 10:30:56AM -0700, Andrew Sharp wrote:
> 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?
The PPC users only started complaining a week before that. (Good think, too,
since next week I start my job where I'll be playing with Linux 2.4 on an SMP
RS/6000. Unfortunately, IBM doesn't have debian as a supported distro...)
> > > 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.
The linux-2.4-xfs tree. The non-beta one, in other words.
> > > 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.
That's been gone for a long time. People have been using gcc 2.95 with XFS for
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