[Mono-devel-list] The state of MONO for PPC

Paolo Molaro lupus at ximian.com
Tue May 31 13:19:04 EDT 2005

On 05/30/05 imoir at templetech.com wrote:
> I have been trying to build ( and cross build ) MONO for a PPC target and have 
> had quite a few problems. What is the state of MONO for PPC? One build I am 

Mono builds and works fine on ppc since a long time.

> Linux version 2.4.20-8d (dburcaw at skyfox.terraplex.com) (gcc version 3.2.2 
> 20030217 (Yellow Dog Linux 3.0 3.2.2-2a)) #1 Sat Mar 15 19:38:12 EST 2003
> The biggest problem I have is in "mono/mini/exceptions-ppc.c" where the 
> definition of the structures for context info storage are different 
> in "sys/ucontext.h" and "bits/sigcontext.h" than what is expected by the code 
> in "exceptions-ppc.c".

Old Yellow Dog Linux versions shipped with broken headers. They fixed them in 4.0,
IIRC. Upgrade or use a different ppc distribution.


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