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Re: GCC 4.7.0 Release Candidate available from gcc.gnu.org


> On 03/02/2012 08:40 PM, Dennis Clarke wrote:
>>>>> If all goes well, I'd like to release 4.7.0 in about three weeks.
>>>>
>>>> I'll drop it on Solaris. Give it a push. Do we realy really need that
>>>> ppl/cloog stuff? I have never seen it build and pass any tests, ever,
>>>> even once, on Solaris with or without Sun Studio compilers or GCC or
>>>> prayer and geek magic under a full moon.  Seriously.
>>>
>>> Given that PPL is a C++ library, you need to build it with g++ since
>>> Studio CC and g++ aren't ABI-compatible.
>>>
>>> That said, I'm using them in my Solaris GCC bootstraps, although it
>>> admittedly took some effort to build initially and using it requires you
>>> to jump through hoops to get the configure options right.  I agree that
>>> this is an incredible mess right now.
>>
>> I found it too be entirely too much work to be trusted and considered
>> stable long term. So therefore I generally kick ppl/cloog to the curb
>> and focus on core c,c++ gfortan and ada with objc thrown in without
>> the ppl/cloog bits at all. I have been very happy with my results and
>> the recent 4.6.3 RC was the most clean and pure results I have seen
>> to date, on Solaris 8 old Sparc no less :
>>
>> http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-testresults/2012-02/msg02786.html
>
> Hi Dennis,
>
> I am planning to update graphite to a newer version of CLooG, which does
> not rely on PPL (but uses isl, a plain c library).
>
> Is the C++ issue the only problem on solaris or are there further
> problems with CLooG? It would be good to know or test this in advance.
> Unfortunately I do not have any solaris machine and there is also none
> on the compile farm. Would you mind testing cloog 0.17 [1] and reporting
> if 'make check' succeeds.
>
> Thanks a lot
> Tobi
>
> [1]
> http://www.bastoul.net/cloog/pages/download/count.php3?url=./cloog-0.17.0.tar.gz
>

be happy to test and grant you an account on servers here.

dc

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