[ECOS] powerpc-eabi on cygwin

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Thu Apr 10 19:44:00 GMT 2003


On Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 08:35:52PM +0100, Bart Veer wrote:
>>>>>> "Cgf" == Christopher Faylor <cgf@redhat.com> writes:
>
>    >>>> And now we've also determined it appears to be Win9x specific.
>    >>> 
>    >>> mmap problem maybe? Does adding "--with-gc=simple" to the
>    >>> command line make things work "better"? That should be the
>    >>> defaulton Windows 9x but if something isn't causing this to be
>    >>> considered the default, all sorts of breakage can happen.
>    >> 
>    >> Ah, is this determined by autoconf at toolchain build time? The
>    >> tools are built on NT/XP (since that should be more reliable
>    >> than Win9x in general). If so, that would certainly explain it
>    >> then.
>
>    cgf> No, it's supposed to be a runtime thing so that a gcc built
>    cgf> on NT will still work on 98.
>
>    cgf> I'm grasping at straws, really, but usually when there are
>    cgf> problems with gcc on Windows 98, it's been due to mmap
>    cgf> issues. At least that has been the case recently.
>
>    cgf> Has anyone tried this --with-gc=simple on 98 just to see if
>    cgf> this all a mad delusion on my part?
>
>--with-gc seems to be a configure-time option only, not a run-time
>option. gcc's Makefile.in includes just a single object file to
>implement garbage collection, e.g. ggc-simple.c or ggc-page.c, decided
>by the configure script.

Oh.  Sorry.  I just did a grep on my email logs to see what we'd been
recommending.  I must have misinterpreted.  Sorry for the confusion.

cgf

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