[parisc-linux] 64bit newbie question

Jesus Climent climent@stybba.ntc.nokia.com
Fri, 5 Apr 2002 16:55:56 +0300

On Fri, Apr 05, 2002 at 02:32:13PM +0100, ext M. Grabert wrote:
> Hi,
> I  was just wondering how you can produce 64bit executables for hppa.
> 'info gcc', 'man gcc' or 'gcc -v --help' doesn't mention 64bit
> support at all.
> IIRC on sparc systems, you can produce 64bit executables by specifying/
> enabling the V9-Architecture and the 64bit support, i.e. just adding
> the option '-mcpu=v9' and '-m64'. It seems to be similar on
> many other architectures (submodels), too.
> But it seems that for hppa 64bit is an entire different submodel,
> or am I wrong ?
> What do I have to do to
> - build a 64bit capable gcc for hppa ?
> - produce a 64bit executable ?
> - create a 64bit kernel ? (I know it doesn't make sense on Cxxx
>   machines, and 64bit has much more bugs than 32bit support ;)
> And are there precompiled binaries available (debian/hppa executables) ?
> I haven't seen an egcs64, gcc64 or hppa64-gcc in the debian pool ...

Have you tried gcc-3.0 ??

IIRC is the one that introduced 64 bit compilation under hppa.