[tlbuild] sharable format files

Olaf Weber olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Tue Sep 29 17:08:41 CEST 2009

Karl Berry writes:

>     do you have an idea where i could look to try to debug why it can't read
>     the format, or where it is possibly mis-depecting the endianness?

> I sent some specific references in my earlier message.  I can

> Since configure is reporting bigendian, it seems that that is not the
> problem :(.  Oh well, would have been easier that way.

> My next idea: try compiling with gcc.  It does seem to be specifically
> about the compilation process, since all other reporting platforms
> (thanks, everyone) are ok, regardless of endianness.  Clearly the code
> "should" work fine with other compilers, and always has before, but ...

> Olaf, did you compile the IRIX binaries with gcc or the system compiler?

System compiler.  My experiences with gcc on IRIX are actually not
that good.

> Anyway, I'll try to log in to your machines, Vladimir, and see if I can
> figure out what's going on.

> Thanks,
> Karl

Olaf Weber

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