[Mono-dev] mono 2.0, solaris x86, bootstrap

pablosantosluac at terra.es pablosantosluac at terra.es
Sun Oct 5 16:13:26 EDT 2008


I'm trying to run on Solaris/SPARC since we've a spare machine here 
(although you're right is slow and overpriced). We can plug it to the 
internet for the mono team if anyone is interested.


Miguel de Icaza escribió:
> Hello,
>> Unfortunately, sparc is hard to test without access to the hardware.  
>> The only sparc emulator appeared to be QEMU, whose qemu-system-sparc  
>> is 32-bit only (sun4m), whereas Solaris 10 and Mono seem to expect  
>> sparcv9. I have a local branch where I once tried to make it work on a  
>> sparcv8 QEMU VM running Debian Etch, but the emulated compilation took  
>> much too long to get far.
> The above is actually a really good reason why we do not spend more
> cycles on Solaris/SPARC.
> The machines are overpriced, and underperforming.  It is like buying an
> iPhone, just not as useful.
> Miguel.
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