|Bill Allombert on Thu, 26 Sep 2002 18:34:31 +0200|
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|Re: Configure enhancements|
On Wed, Sep 25, 2002 at 01:15:07PM -0400, Igor Schein wrote: > Hi, > > I think there should be a provision in Configure to choose 32- > or 64-bit target, if the platform allows. Here's a summary for dual > platforms: > > 1) Solaris@sparc cc - need to specify -xarch=v9 > 2) Solaris@sparc gcc - starting with version 3.1 supports dual target - need > to specify -m64 > 3) HPUX@hppa cc - need to specify +DA2.0w > 4) HPUX@hppa gcc - doesn't support dual target, so autodetection works > fine. > > I don't have access to IRIX anymore, but as of 4+ years ago, one needed > to use -64 for 64bit, -n32 for 32bit. The simplest is to do CC="cc -xarch=v9" ./Configure and every will work automatically. Trying to teach configure the option of the various compiler will not be easy. Cheers, Bill.