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Re: [perl #27003] bytecode (header?) problem in tru64/alpha

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Andy Dougherty
October 6, 2005 07:20
Re: [perl #27003] bytecode (header?) problem in tru64/alpha
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On Thu, 6 Oct 2005, Joshua Hoblitt wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 06, 2005 at 01:17:57AM -0700, Jarkko Hietaniemi via RT wrote:
> > > Jarkko,
> > > 
> > > I never got a response from anyone.  How would you feel about closing
> > > this bug?
> > 
> > I don't think it can be closed until at least another big-endian 64-bit
> > platform (like IRIX 64 is/was) has been used to verify that things work.
> sparcv9/Solaris should be able to cover that... except I can't seem to
> build a 64-bit Parrot on Solaris.  I tried changing my smoke scripts
> cflags so gcc would emit 64bit code but dies with linker
> errors.
> ld: fatal: file test.o: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64
> ld: fatal: File processing errors. No output written to test
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> I've double checked that the correct ld is being used and setting the
> ldflags to force 64 object code didn't resolve it.  So either there's
> something wrong with the 64bit env on this box or is
> invoking CC at some point without the proper cflags.  I'll try to into
> it tomorrow.

I think this bug can be closed.  I just got those tests to pass on 
Sparc/Solaris 8 with gcc -m64 -mcpu=v9.  (Mind you lots of other tests 
fail, but that's a separate problem.)

    Andy Dougherty

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