Changes between Version 26 and Version 27 of ArmLinuxGhc


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Timestamp:
Aug 28, 2008 3:40:49 AM (7 years ago)
Author:
shepheb
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jhc works!

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    33Everything from here to the "Original Page" heading is for the revival in July 2008. 
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     5== jhc Success == 
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     7I heard that John Meacham's jhc compiler produces portable C code, so I grabbed the jhc-0.5.20080307 tarball, built it, wrote a quick Hello, World! test, and built that with jhc. It produced an x86 binary, but also the C code which included the correct gcc command line at the top. Logging into the Nokia scratchbox development environment, I ran the command. It built successfully, and ran on the scratchbox environment. It runs on the device! So we have a working H98 cross-compiler, effectively. This is a long way better than nothing. 
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     9jhc isn't self-hosting, and requires gcc anyway, so it can't run on the device itself. 
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     11It's good to finally post some positive progress. 
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    513== New Update on #1346 ==