[Gc] GC 6.8 & PowerPC
jim.marshall at wbemsolutions.com
Tue Dec 18 15:45:38 PST 2007
Boehm, Hans wrote:
> Finally getting a chance to look at this ...
> I think the issue is just that you didn't specify --host correctly. It should presumable be a GNU platform string that also gives the OS, like powerpc-860-linux-gnu. Hence the configure script is not recognizing that you're on a Linux platform.
Thank you very much Hans, I appreciate your help!
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>> Subject: [Gc] GC 6.8 & PowerPC
>> We are still using GC 6.8, we are experimenting porting our
>> application over to a PowerPC Linux based platform. The first
>> task is to compile the GC, this is not going so well. I have
>> built GCC 4.1.0 cross compiler for PowerPC 860 (using the
>> Crosstools script). I then try to build the GC as
>> [gc6.8]$ ./configure --prefix=/home/jmars/memory/ppc
>> --enable-gc-assertions --enable-static=no
>> --enable-threads=posix --host=ppc
>> configure: WARNING: If you wanted to set the --build type,
>> don't use --host.
>> If a cross compiler is detected then cross compile mode
>> will be used.
>> checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu checking host
>> system type... powerpc-unknown-none checking target system
>> type... powerpc-unknown-none checking GC version numbers...
>> major=6 minor=8 checking for a BSD-compatible install...
>> /usr/bin/install -c ...
>> checking for ppc-ranlib...
>> checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
>> checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of
>> Makefiles... no
>> configure: error: "Pthreads not supported by the GC on this platform."
>> What is the correct threading model?
>> Any other pointers on doing this welcome (this is the first
>> time I've tried to cross-compile something)
>> Jim Marshall
>> Sr. Staff Engineer
>> WBEM Solutions, Inc.
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