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Re: ocaml on 'non-intel-arch' (WAS: Re: Make ppc64 secondary arch - don't block builds)



On 08/07/2007 09:55 AM, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-08-07 at 09:31 +0200, Oliver Falk wrote:
>> Hi David!
>>
>> On 08/07/2007 09:26 AM, David Woodhouse wrote:
>>> I think that's perhaps a little harsh in some cases. Take the blocker
>>> in Ralf's case, for example -- ocaml. I wouldn't necessarily expect a
>>> package maintainer to be willing and able to port its code generation
>>> back end to any new architecture which we happen to add to Fedora;
>>> that really is the job of the 'arch team'.
>> [ ... ]
>>
>> I also see problems compiling ocaml on Alpha - maybe you can tell me
>> your progress on that?
> 
> I haven't looked at it. What's the problem?
> 
> I know ocaml is working fine on ppc, and mostly OK on ppc64 (where
> 'mostly' means the compiler itself and most test programs seem to run,
> although freetennis segfaults after startup. Which is why it isn't in
> the build system yet). It looks like it ought to have Alpha support too.

ok. understood, that ppc also has problems with ocaml - but compile
problems... i'll try to rebuild it again and let you know - maybe you
can help me out. :-)

thx,
 -of


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