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From: Michael Marcin (mmarcin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-20 15:56:20

Peter Bindels wrote:
> On 20/07/07, iain.denniston_at_[hidden]
> <iain.denniston_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>> Heh - sadly when doing Xbox developement a good compiler is something you
>>>> can only dream of...
>>> Well, isn't it a x86 architecture?
>> Yes - but you're not allowed to use a different compiler (VC or the
>> highway). Least we weren't - there was a nice vectorising compiler we wanted
>> to give a go, but were told no (and MS told them they couldn't actually
>> market it as an Xbox compiler if memory serves). Plus I imagine you might
>> have a bit of a headache trying to get the supplied/required libs to work.
>> Anyways they were pretty strict about what they let loose on the platform.
>> Although I should note that we were published by MS, which might make a
>> difference - also it was a few years ago now, maybe they've changed...
> Wasn't the XBox 360 PowerPC based?

360 yes, Xbox no.

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