Sun Apr 23 19:02:00 GMT 2000
Jeff> What exactly was the problem with GC_dlopen? (Sorry if I missed
Jeff> it in an earlier message.) Can you post error output?
boehm-gc/gc.h doesn't define DYNAMIC_LINKING for PPC Linux. This
causes problems. I have a patch for this that I'll check in later.
Jeff> I never even heard of multilib before joining java-discuss. I
Jeff> think it comes from the Cygnus tree. (Somebody from Red Hat
Jeff> feel free to correct me here.)
It might have originated at Cygnus, but it isn't just a Cygnus thing.
multilibs are used to allow a single compiler to generate code for
multiple ABIs (e.g., both little- and big-endian MIPS). In this case
the target libraries are configured for each commonly-used ABI.
Jeff> The effect of multilib is target dependent. On Alpha/Linux it
Jeff> creates two target directories, one with "normal" floating point
Jeff> and one with IEEE-conformant fp.
I tried an alpha linux build yesterday but it didn't multilib for me.
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