[Ukfreebsd] Notes from Mondays meeting

Sevan / Venture37 venture37 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 30 19:40:25 GMT 2014


On 30 October 2014 13:08, David Cantrell <david at cantrell.org.uk> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 07:04:55PM +0000, Sevan / Venture37 wrote:
>
>> using the constraints & features of architectures such as SPARC & VAX
>> to improve codebase
>
> Unfortunately I no longer have a machine on which I can run it, but I
> used to use the MIPSpro C compiler for this. I was never actually
> targeting any MIPS machines, but it wasn't just a compiler, it was a
> really good complier too and was useful for finding subtle bugs in my
> code as well as slapping my wrist when I wrote gcc-isms.

Been meaning to point an o2 with the MIPS compiler at pkgsrc to see
what state the IRIX support is. Not had a chance to poke around with
it too much but heard it doesn't like to build things such as this
though http://ioccc.org/years.html#1996_gandalf :)


Sevan / Venture37


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