Commit 6a46357a authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii

New info about Irix, AIX, and Solaris.

parent de121241
......@@ -76,7 +76,10 @@ Alpha (DEC) running OSF/1 or GNU/Linux (alpha-dec-osf1, alpha-dec-linux-gnu)
configure --x-includes=/usr/include --x-libraries=/usr/shlib
For 4.0 revision 564, and 4.0A and 4.0B, Emacs 20 seems to work
with no special configuration options.
with no special configuration options. However, if you use GCC as
your compiler, you will need version 2.8.1 or later, as older
versions fail to build with a message "Invalid dimension for the
charset-ID 160".
Note that the X11 libraries on GNU/Linux systems for the Alpha are
said to have bugs that prevent Emacs from working with X (as of
......@@ -529,6 +532,10 @@ IBM RS/6000 (rs6000-ibm-aix*)
Emacs 19.26 is believed to work; its pretest was tested.
Compiling with the system's `cc' and CFLAGS containing `-O5' might
fail because libXbsd isn't found. This is a compiler bug;
re-configure Emacs so that it isn't compiled with `-O5'.
At last report, Emacs didn't run well on terminals. Informed
persons say that the tty VMIN and VTIME settings have been
corrupted; if you have a fix, please send it to us.
......@@ -707,6 +714,13 @@ Iris 4D (mips-sgi-irix[456].*)
flag or otherwise (see cc(1)). This may work on earlier Irix 6
systems if you edit src/s/irix6-0.h following irix6-5.h.
If compiling with GCC on Irix 6 yields an error "conflicting types
for `initstate'", install GCC 2.95 or a newer version, and this
problem should go away. It is possible that this problem results
from upgrading the operating system without reinstalling GCC; so you
could also try reinstalling the same version of GCC, and telling us
whether that fixes the problem.
The 19.26 pretest was reported to work on IRIX 4.0.5 and 5.2.
19.23 was reported to work on IRIX 5.2, but you may need to install
the "compiler_dev.hdr.internal" subsystem in order to compile unexelfsgi.c.
......@@ -979,6 +993,13 @@ Sun 3, Sun 4 (sparc), Sun 386 (m68k-sun-sunos, sparc-sun-sunos, i386-sun-sunos,
As of version 2.95, GCC doesn't support the 64-bit ABI properly, but
later releases may.
On Solaris 2.7, building Emacs with WorkShop Compilers 5.0 98/12/15
C 5.0 failed, apparently with non-default CFLAGS, most probably due to
compiler bugs. Using Sun Solaris 2.7 Sun WorkShop 6 update 1 C
release was reported to work without problems. It worked OK on
another system with Solaris 8 using apparently the same 5.0 compiler
and the default CFLAGS.
Emacs 20.5 and later work on SPARC GNU/Linux with the 32-bit ABI.
As of release 2.95, GCC doesn't work properly with the 64-bit ABI
(applicable on UltraSPARC), but that isn't the default mode.
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