From: Jochen Kunz <>
Date: Wed Jul 24 09:40:01 2002

On Wed, Jul 24, 2002 at 09:09:49AM -0500, Dan Wright wrote:

> > You will have trouble building GNU stuff on anything other than Linux,
> > or at least a x86 / litle endian / 32 bit machine with gcc.
> That's not true. I've built a significant portion of the GNU stuff on IRIX
> 6.5.x, Solaris 2.5-2.8, HPUX 10.20 and 11i, and AIX 4.3.2,
GCC or the "native" compiler of the *ix? (e.g. MIPS Pro on IRIX?)

I must admit that it is not that bad than my statemant above may
sound. But I have build a lot of GNU stuff (including lage parts
GNOME) on my Alpha running Tru64 5.1 with the DEC/Comcrap/HPaq
C compiler and sometimes it was really nasty.
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