[PATCH 00/31] VAX: Bring the port up to date (yes, MODE_CC conversion is included)

Joseph Myers joseph@codesourcery.com
Wed Nov 25 22:20:35 GMT 2020


On Wed, 25 Nov 2020, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:

>  For the other pieces that are missing perhaps my work I did many years 
> ago to port glibc 2.4 (the last one I was able to cook up without NPTL), 
> and specifically libm within, to the never-upstreamed VAX/Linux target 
> might be useful to complete the effort, as there seems to be an overlap 
> here.  That port hasn't been fully verified though and I do not promise 
> doing any work related to it anytime either.  The glibc patches continue 
> being available online to download and use under the terms of the GNU GPL 
> for anyone though.

I think I mentioned before: if you wish to bring a VAX port back to 
current glibc, I think it would make more sense to use software IEEE 
floating point rather than adding new support to glibc for a non-IEEE 
floating-point format.

-- 
Joseph S. Myers
joseph@codesourcery.com


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