This is the mail archive of the mailing list for the GCC project.

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

Re: [PATCH] Document Sparc64 configuration

> I'm afraid there is a structural problem with this patch: Basically, it
> adds a new section with an empty body.

Yes, I tentatively introduced the notion of "fallthrough" section :-)

> I suggest to add that new section, move the contents of sparcv9 into that
> section, and add a reference from sparcv9 to sparc64: "This is a synonym
> for ...".

Fine with me.

> While you are at it, would you mind removing the obsolete paragraph
> related to GCC 2.95 above?


Ok for mainline and 3.3 branch?

Eric Botcazou

2003-05-22  Eric Botcazou  <>

        * doc/install.texi: Remove sparc64-*-*. Add sparc64-*-solaris2*.
	Document sparcv9-*-solaris2* as a synonym for sparc64-*-solaris2*.

Index: doc/install.texi
RCS file: /cvs/gcc/gcc/gcc/doc/install.texi,v
retrieving revision
diff -u -r1.151.2.32 install.texi
--- doc/install.texi	22 May 2003 07:57:07 -0000
+++ doc/install.texi	22 May 2003 12:53:12 -0000
@@ -1718,7 +1718,7 @@
@@ -3232,18 +3232,7 @@
 <hr />
 @end html
-@heading @anchor{sparc64-*-*}sparc64-*-*
-GCC version 2.95 is not able to compile code correctly for
-@code{sparc64} targets.  Users of the Linux kernel, at least,
-can use the @code{sparc32} program to start up a new shell
-invocation with an environment that causes @command{configure} to
-recognize (via @samp{uname -a}) the system as @samp{sparc-*-*} instead.
-<hr />
-@end html
-@heading @anchor{sparcv9-*-solaris2*}sparcv9-*-solaris2*
+@heading @anchor{sparc64-*-solaris2*}sparc64-*-solaris2*
 The following compiler flags must be specified in the configure
 step in order to bootstrap this target with the Sun compiler:
@@ -3253,7 +3242,14 @@
 @end example
 @option{-xildoff} turns off the incremental linker, and @option{-xarch=v9}
-specifies the v9 architecture to the Sun linker and assembler.
+specifies the SPARCv9 architecture to the Sun linker and assembler.
+<hr />
+@end html
+@heading @anchor{sparcv9-*-solaris2*}sparcv9-*-solaris2*
+This is a synonym for sparc64-*-solaris2*.
 <hr />

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]