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Re: Wanted: sparc64 porterbox

On Mon, 2014-08-11 at 13:28 -0500, Patrick Baggett wrote:
> I would think it should be possible, but the whole sparc/sparc64
> divide is something I don't really quite understand. I'm not sure what
> a "sparc64 porterbox" would look like. Are you asking for an
> environment where all of the userland is 64-bit binaries? If so, I
> don't think debian has a true sparc64 porterbox yet -- mostly chroots
> from what I understand. But from a technical standpoint, there are a
> number of reasons why pure 64-bit environments aren't desired, and why
> there hasn't been much of a rush to get them.

> So all of that having been said, are you trying to create a 64-bit gcc
> binary in "pure" 64-bit environment? Or just a gcc that can build
> 64-bit sparc programs on sparc?

Isn't that what sompek & sompek2 are for?



Frans van Berckel

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