PPC Support

Tom Tromey tromey@redhat.com
Tue Dec 3 09:57:00 GMT 2002

>>>>> "Jim" == Jim Redman <jredman@ergotech.com> writes:

Jim> Is gij really only supported on x86 as the FAQ says?

No, the FAQ is out of date :-(.
Look at the status page instead:


Hmm, the status page doesn't mention the interpreter (that is what gij
is -- if you're actually asking about the compiler then that page is
more useful).

The interpreter currently works on x86, alpha, PPC, s390, IA-64, and

Jim> Alternatively, has anyone successfully built cross-compilers for PPC.
Jim> I'd need Windows and Linux.

Do you mean Windows hosted?  I don't think anybody has done that with
gcj yet.  The Windows support in general is still in flux.

I haven't built a PPC cross.  However, a few cross configurations are
known to work (see status page).  PPC probably wouldn't be too hard to
get working.


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