From: Prashant Thakre (prashant.thakre_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-05 07:46:20
On 05/10/2007, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Rene Rivera wrote:
> > Beman Dawes wrote:
> >> My candidates for the release criteria compilers are:
> >> * Microsoft VC++ 8.0 on Win32
> >> * Intel 10.0 on Win32
> >> * GCC on Linux
> >> * GCC on Darwin
> > For Darwin we need to distinguish which variant of the compiler, GNU or
> > Apple.
> Apple. Latest Xcode release.
> I think we only regularly test the Apple variant so the GNU
> > variant would not be a release toolset. There's also the difference
> > between x86 and PPC.
> I've got one of the original PPC mac minis. Sloooow. But it is nice to
> have a little-endian machine to test on.
> > For GCC on Linux, we need to be specific as to which versions. My
> > incremental tests run only the latest 4.1 and 4.2 on x86 which have
> > traditionally been release toolsets.
> 4.2.1 is the latest release, so that should definitely be a target.
> GCC is important enough I'm willing to include 4.1. Likewise VC++ is so
> widely used I'm willing to target both 8.0 and 7.1.
> Maybe one more? Sun?
Instead why not have at least one compiler for a platform i.e. VC++
8.0 SP1 on Windows, gcc 4.2.1 on Linux, Sun Studio 12 on Solaris 8,
xlC 9.0 on AIX and aCC on HP-UX. Additional compiler/platform
combination can be taken up later.
-- regards, Prashant Thakre
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