gcc-3.2.3, windows98, cygwin, no luck

Phil Torre ptorre at zetron.com
Wed Jul 30 16:33:30 UTC 2003

Joel, do you know what our chances would be of getting 4.6.0pre4 to
build with a Cygwin-hosted gcc-2.95.3 (since gcc-2/cygwin/windows98
actually seems to work)?


On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 12:01:35AM -0500, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> Phil Torre wrote:
> >As a follow-up to my earlier message:
> >
> >I've now got everything working except powerpc-rtems-gcc.  As a sanity
> >check, I grabbed the pre-built binaries off of ftp.oarcorp.com to
> >try.  On a windows98 box, they fail exactly as the ones I built did.
> >
> >On a C file that does nothing but multiply two ints together, compile
> >only, no linking, I get an ICE in fold-const.c in size_binop().
> >The same thing running on a windows2000 box does not exhibit the error.
> >
> >Has anyone out there run into this, or do we have the last developers
> >on Earth who are using windows98?  :)
> >
> >Thanks,
> >-Phil
> > 
> >
> You are not the last person using Win98 in the RTEMS world but my Win98 
> machine
> is used almost solely by my kids these days. :)  I am on a WinME laptop 
> right now
> and Cygwin isn't the most stable on here either. 
> Seriously, my experience has been that Cygwin+Win98 just isn't as stable
> the same Cygwin on NT, 2000, or XP.
> --joel


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