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Re: How portable is it ? (was: [DotGNU]Embedding Portable.NET)

From: Andrew Mitchell
Subject: Re: How portable is it ? (was: [DotGNU]Embedding Portable.NET)
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2002 23:33:48 +1200
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On Thu, Jun 13, 2002 at 11:40:19AM +0530, Gopal V wrote:
> If memory serves me right, Rhys Weatherley wrote:
> > Perhaps what we need is a volunteer on each type of
> > platform to run regular builds of pnet and to report
> > back to the list on success/failure.  Most problems
> > can be resolved quickly, as long as I hear about them
> > quickly.
> I would really like this kind of "Tinderbox" for various
> systems .. Especially when people like "yours truly" are
> working on it ;-)
> > Glen Chambers did have an earlier version of pnet
> > working on Solaris 8, which had some 64-bit issues
> > that I fixed.  And James is looking into 64-bit
> > hpux.
> I would like to collect a list of people vs systems to check
> on the CVS HEAD twice every week or so .. I do a RH 7.2 clean
> compile daily or even twice daily .. 

Well I compile packages on Debian GNU/Linux daily, I'll try & setup the same
for GNU/Hurd once i get my box back up & running :)
Will have to sort out any portability issues, iirc there was one with libffi
which was easily fixed with a hack...

> Can we document a set of tests (like cscctest,the verify test, and
> thread test) to run on all platforms after a compile (to make sure 
> it works)
> Gopal
> -- 
> The difference between insanity and genius is measured by success


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