[Mono-dev] Building mono on AIX powerpc

pablosantosluac at terra.es pablosantosluac at terra.es
Sat Jul 26 17:57:34 EDT 2008

Thanks Andreas,

We're actually trying to get access to some AIX boxes to run tests 
ourselves... I'll keep you informed... Let's see...

I'm more afraid about your last comment regarding ppc broken in SVN... 
Is it going to be fixed by the mono team?



Andreas Färber escribió:
> Hi Pablo,
> Paolo had already replied the same thing in late 2006, so I wouldn't 
> put too much hope in something coming out of IBM anytime soon...
> http://lists.ximian.com/pipermail/mono-list/2006-November/033316.html
> Anyway, I found this message in the archive, giving some related IBM 
> email address:
> http://lists.ximian.com/pipermail/mono-devel-list/2006-July/019485.html
> The University of Heidelberg runs their datacenter on AIX (v4.3.3), 
> all students have SSH access to such boxes for their homepages. Maybe 
> Cetin can be of help trying something out - he managed to get Mono 
> compiling on Solaris at their institute.
> But note that ppc in general is broken in SVN since the Linear IL merge.
> Andreas
> Am 25.07.2008 um 22:57 schrieb pablosantosluac at terra.es:
>> Hi,
>> Can you tell us who is the person to contact at IBM! It would be great
>> to play with the AIX port of mono...
>> Do they use it internally or something?
>> -- pablo
>> Paolo Molaro escribió:
>>> On 03/08/07 simon mcanulty wrote:
>>>> Could someone give me some info on how to build mono on the AIX 5.3 
>>>> powerpc
>>>> platform. The configure script does not seem to have any references 
>>>> to aix
>>>> or powerpc. Any help will be much appreciated.
>>> We don't have access to an AIX box, so we didn't port mono to it.
>>> The changes should be relatively small if you want to do some work:)
>>> Also, IBM has ported mono to run on AIX, so you may also want to 
>>> contact
>>> the IBM people and see if they are able and willing to distribute 
>>> the code.
>>> lupus
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