[m-dev.] planning for the next release

Fergus Henderson fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Thu Oct 21 22:06:43 AEST 1999

On 21-Oct-1999, Erwan Jahier <Erwan.Jahier at irisa.fr> wrote:
> | Here's a list of tasks which I think it would
> | be nice to complete before the next release:
> ...
> | 	- test with gcc 2.95 on sparcs
> I don't know what it involves to do that (1) just check that it works? or (2)
> fix the problems that will certainly occur.

Hopefully just (1).
I got a bug report a while back saying that it didn't work.
Yesterday I fixed some problems for gcc 2.95 on Intel x86.
I think these fixes will also solve the problem on sparcs,
but we need to test it.

> If it is case (1) and hence if you think that I am able to do it, then I
> can have a go that if you want.

That would be great, thanks!

> BTW on sparcs, make -jn (n>=2) does not work. I can send a more precise bug 
> report if you ask.

Yes please.

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