[Mono-dev] PPC64 - is it any closer
Scott.Fluto at cmgl.ca
Tue Oct 21 16:06:24 EDT 2008
We have IBM PowerPC boxes and would like to get mono running on it so if you
have something semi stable that we could test, that would be greae and we
could help it the testing to find any problems. Let me know anyhow .
Andreas Färber wrote:
> Hi Paul et al.,
> I have been offline for some weeks. Some smaller patches were posted
> before that time, but there has still been no review yet to my
> knowledge. This includes my long-standing enhancements to ppc(64) code
> generation , some signedness changes for OSX, some guint32 ->
> gulong changes (e.g., ), and Olaf posted a ppc64-related patch to
> use GCC 4.1's new built-in atomic ops when available .
> There is a ticket tracking ppc64 progress:
> I have multiple Git branches on repo.or.cz:
> - ppc64-cleanup includes cosmetic changes that help with our changes
> and their review
> - ppc64-functional includes functional ppc changes in addition to the
> cosmetic ones
> - ppc64 tracks the "final" work-in-progress (Two patches from Olaf's
> branch I still need to apply there.)
> - ppc64-todo sometimes has changes on top of ppc64, to keep TODOs out
> of the patches
> Getting rebased all the time, I admit they are not comfortable to read
> log-wise but the patches posted in Bugzilla can be extracted by `git
> diff master2..ppc64-cleanup`, `git diff ppc64-cleanup..ppc64-
> functional` etc.
> Regarding the time frame, I've worked on the port since Q2 2007 as
> time permits, and the big obvious hurdles have been taken; now it's
> mostly rebasing against breaking changes in trunk and about debugging.
> Any help and ideas where the crashes/hangs/whatever-it's-currently may
> stem from are highly appreciated.
> If we could get an okay to apply some of our smaller non-intrusive
> changes (below) to trunk, it would greatly help our porting effort and
> Geoff, Paolo or whomever with the review of the "real" JIT changes.
> (slightly updated in Git, but pending since 2007)
> (non-libgc part)
> Am 03.10.2008 um 04:14 schrieb Andrew Jorgensen:
>> It's in the works. The mono team and some of the SuSE folks are
>> on it. I cannot promise anything regarding how long it will take.
>> not trivial.
>>>>> Paul <paul at all-the-johnsons.co.uk> 10/02/08 6:40 PM >>>
>> Just a quick question. Is there a "true" PPC64 version of Mono and not
>> just a PPC32 running on PPC64?
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