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Re: GCC primary/secondary platforms?


> I'm still wondering: Do GCC developers routinely
> test their patches on MIPS, ARM, and S390 platforms
> (for example)?  I signed up for the 'cfarm' and don't see
> an S390 there, and some of the secondary targets
> look like they might be really SLOW?

GCC developers test patches according to the guidelines at:
  http://gcc.gnu.org/contribute.html

Adding a new compiler to the collection is a different thing.  We must have 
some evidences that it will work reasonably well on (at least) primary and 
secondary platforms, so a good coverage of architecture types is required.

-- 
Eric Botcazou


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