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Re: Resurrecting Debian on SPARC

Hi Adrian,

On Tue, 2015-09-15 at 12:07 +0200, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
> Hi!
> I was wondering how many here are still interested in the Debian
> SPARC port?
> In the past weeks, I have invested some efforts to revive the sparc64
> port a bit and managed to get at least gcc-5 compile and work through
> the build queue a bit. Rod Schnell, a user from the US, kindly 
> donated an UltraSPARC IIIi for use which I set up as an additional 
> buildd and porterbox (Hostname: raverin).
> Currently, there are some packages left like mozjs that need manual
> porting before they will compile on sparc64. Furthermore, there are
> a number of packages which fail with weird linker errors [1]:

Seen the Gold linker bug on sparc64? Do you think it's related?



Frans van Berckel

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