Wine on Sparc
chall at bcrl.stcloudstate.edu
Wed May 25 13:30:04 CDT 2005
On Wed, 25 May 2005, Eric Frias wrote:
> > Gcc, gas, and gld need to be from the GNU toolchain, the rest
> > seems to work as Solaris native.
> This is how I do things (with gld). From what I've gathered on the gcc
> mailing list, using gcc and gas with the native linker seems to be the
> preferred configuration. I've been meaning to try building with the
> native linker sometime, but I haven't gotten around to it since gnu's
> linker seems to work so well.
I will try it using the native ld and see what happens.
> > You mentioned that you had patches for Wine on SPARC, would you mind
> > sharing them or should I do a google search for them?
> I don't have an easy way to make a suitable patch -- it always takes a
> bit of work to separate the experimental changes I've made that others
> wouldn't be interested in from the important changes fixing real bugs.
> For now, I'd suggest getting them from:
> under 'Eric Frias'. There aren't too many.
> That said, I'm not convinced those patches will be enough to get it
> working. I've been working on merging in all of my patches to the
> latest wine here, and there were a few conflicts. Some of those patches
> have already been applied, and one of the patches to winebuild I'm kind
> of worried about doesn't make sense anymore -- looks like the DLL import
> stuff moved from the data segment to the text segment. I don't know if
> that is going to cause problems on sparc or not...
> I'll be trying to get the current wine running this afternoon; I'll post
> something when it's working.
I look forward to hearing how this turns out.
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