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Alan Burlison
September 1, 2000 12:10
Re: perl@6977; please check perldelta
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Lupe Christoph wrote:

> Then, we should mention the compiler version. Alan? What did you use?
> I've deleted all your test reports.

$ cc -V
cc: Sun WorkShop 6 2000/06/19 C 5.1 Patch 109491-02

> Finally, we have no results for (Forte\(tm\)|Workshop) on x86 since
> I have no license for the compiler. I'll see if I can get a try-and-buy
> version downloaded, but this will not be in time for any last second ;-)
> changes for 5.7.0.

I can do a test with Solaris 9 and the old 5.0 compilers for both sparc
and intel.  I havn't got hold of the new version for x86 yet.

> > 64-bitness on SPARC using the Sun Workshop compiler now works. This
> > has been tested with the compiler version <foo>. 64-bitness on both
> > SPARC and x86 using gcc works, too (2.95.2 was used).

Please don't say this - people will assume you mean 64-bit address space
(sparcv9).  If you man 64-bit ints, then say 64-bit ints.

Alan Burlison

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