[Mono-dev] Compiling Mono on 64 bit ppc SLES 9

Vorobiev Maksim MVorobiev at croc.ru
Mon Oct 30 12:01:42 EST 2006

IBM has offering for free remote access to Power5 hardware:

So, this seems to be a solution for hardware access problem. The need
for spare time is still here. :(

I hope, this message does not breaks maillist rules, but it seems to be
useful for PPC porting.

Vorobiev Maxim.

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Subject: Re: [Mono-dev] Compiling Mono on 64 bit ppc SLES 9

On 10/26/06 Krishna Ganugapati wrote:
> I'm trying to compile Mono on 64 bit ppc SLES9 - I can build glib2, 
> libgdiplus, but when I configure mono, I get the following error
> checking if inter-process shared handles are requested... yes
> configure: error: No JIT or interpreter support available or selected.
> Is mono not supported on 64 bit ppc SLES9?  The mono website only 
> talks about linux ppc (presumably that means only 32 bit)

We currently only support 32 bit ppc.
It should not be hard to add support for 64 bit arch if somebody has the
hardware and some spare time. You may want to contact mono at novell.com to
see if there are other options, like funding the port effort.


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