[kde-solaris] Solaris 8 native 32-bit port
Tue Jan 21 00:22:00 2003
Not to mention convincing the KDE developers to keep any new
code working by staying away from more gcc'isms in their code.
I'm sure they claim Forte is the problem, etc, etc, etc. Not wanting
to start a flame war, why can't we all just get along :)
Now if only we could get Java and the C++ ABI libraries to
get alone also. :)
Good work tho, my hats off. I attempted that once or twice
but quickly just ran out of gas as it involved more changes than
I wanted to maintain.
Stefan Teleman wrote:
>Yes, i plan on releasing this port in Sun pkg format, for the final
>release -- just to be consistent with Sun's standard package
>distribution format. But i'm not there just yet -- right now i'm just
>happy i got it to work. :-) The sound quality is very very nice. :-)
>As for the source code, i would definitely like to merge it into the
>main source tree at some point, but that will take a little time,
>since this port has required many code changes (and some serious
>Makefile hand patching).
>On Monday 20 January 2003 15:27, thefrog wrote:
>>On Monday 20 January 2003 17:12, Stefan Teleman wrote:
>>>I have finished porting arts-1.1, kdelibs-3.1 and kdebase-3.1 to
>>>Solaris 8 32-bit with the Sun Forte 7 (native) C++ compiler. The
>>>performance improvement is very noticeable (about 30% faster than
>>>GCC). I am planning on porting the entire KDE 3.1 release to
>>>Solaris 32 and 64 bit with the Sun Forte compiler.
>>>If anyone is insterested, please let me know. :-)
>>For sure! I have the feeling that kde 3.1 isn't that bad on a lazy
>>sun blade 100, but it's not really a rocket ):-
>>So performance improvement is always appreciated. Do you plan to do
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