[GAP] Itanium and Sparc

Bill Allombert Bill.Allombert at math.u-bordeaux.fr
Sun Jan 29 19:26:38 GMT 2017

On Sun, Jan 29, 2017 at 08:13:15PM +0100, Max Horn wrote:
> Dear all,
> is there anybody here who uses (or knows somebody who uses) GAP on
> either an Itanium system, or a Sparc system?
> I am asking because we ostensibly have support for both in our source
> tree; but I know of nobody who tests GAP on either, and thus it is
> unclear to me whether it even still compiles, let alone works.


> If anybody has such a system and some interest in helping to maintain
> support for either system, I'd be happy to cooperate with them on
> that. Otherwise, I am afraid we should seriously consider removing
> them, so as to not block our ability to refactor the code touched by
> both.

I have some interest in GAP supporting sparc64.
It does not seem to work currently.


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