[Gc] RE: gc on Mac OS X Universal Binary (ppc + i386)?
hans.boehm at hp.com
Fri Dec 9 14:51:25 PST 2005
As a partial step towards answering that question, I made a pass over
the porting guidelines and finally actually posted them to the web site
(They were already checked into the gc7.0alpha source tree at
https://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/bdwgc/bdwgc/doc/, but even
I couldn't find it there.)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Stone [mailto:andrew at stone.com]
> Sent: Thursday, December 08, 2005 9:35 AM
> To: gc at napali.hpl.hp.com
> Cc: Frank Siegert; Boehm, Hans
> Subject: gc on Mac OS X Universal Binary (ppc + i386)?
> I've been using gc on darwin/Mac OS X powerpc for years and years -
> it's great!
> Now that "MacIntel" is on the horizon, we'd love to build gc "fat" -
> that is for both i386 intel processor and ppc - but it the build
> fails here:
> # if defined(macosx) || (defined(__APPLE__) && defined(__MACH__))
> # define DARWIN
> # if defined(__ppc__) || defined(__ppc64__)
> # define POWERPC
> # define mach_type_known
> # elif defined(__i386__)
> # define I386
> --> Not really supported, but at least we recognize it.
> # endif
> # endif
> What's involved to really get it to build? Anyone tried? Thanks!
> Andrew Stone
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