[Mono-dev] Adding Powerpc64 port

Rodrigo Kumpera kumpera at gmail.com
Thu Nov 13 16:33:59 EST 2008

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 6:30 PM, Steven Munroe
<munroesj at linux.vnet.ibm.com>wrote:

> Hello, I have been asked to do a mono port for powerpc64. I am new to
> mono and still learning my way around and so would appreciate any
> pointers from experienced mono developers.
> I would especially like to chat with the original and/or current
> maintainer of the powerpc32 port. I assume a good way to learn is by
> fixing some of the more annoying ppc32 bugs. Also I see that mono is
> adding SSE vector and was wondering if there was interest in the
> equivalent PPC (G4/g5/ppc970, and Power6) Altivec/VMX support.

Altivec/VMX would be a very sweet addition. Right now the code might now
be well structured to work with sse and vmx, but if you want to colaborate
on that
we can sort this out together.

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