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Re: What is the status of macOS PowerPC support?


On 25 January 2017 at 22:30, Segher Boessenkool wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 04:36:13PM +0100, FX wrote:
>> I am trying to determine what is the status of the powerpc-apple-darwin target for GCC. The last released version of GCC for which a successful build is reported is 4.9.1 (https://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-testresults/2014-07/msg02093.html), and the last gcc-testresults post I could find was in April 2015 (https://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-testresults/2015-04/msg01438.html), for the GCC 5 branch.
>>
>> Do GCC 5, GCC 6 and current trunk support powerpc-apple-darwin? The target code is still there, apparently, and the compiler is not on the “obsolete” list.
>
> It is actively being worked on (the latest commit is just over a month
> old it seems).  It mostly works, too.  It is in better shape than many
> other targets, I would say.

Less than a month even:
https://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2017-01/msg00553.html


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