SGI Irix vs. Linux

Luis Villa louie at ximian.com
Sat Oct 4 09:50:56 PDT 2003


On Sat, 2003-10-04 at 12:38, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
> I just remembered why I use SGI Irix instead
> of ditching everything and going for mips Linux:
> 
>    % setenv SGI_ABI -64
>    % su
>    % cat cat /etc/compiler.defaults
>           -DEFAULT:abi=64
>    %
> 
> So when exactly is there going to be a 
> 64 bit gnu backend assembler and linker?  

Since roughly 1995, currently available on at least
alpha/ia64/amd64/ppc64. I think mips too, not sure.

Luis



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