Interest in Cell architecture SIG
jwboyer at gmail.com
Sat May 31 16:15:02 UTC 2008
On Sat, 31 May 2008 13:34:07 +0100
Aidan Delaney <a.j.delaney at brighton.ac.uk> wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have mutilated Jakub Jelinek's excellent binutils and gcc packages to
> create binutils-spu and gcc-spu. Both mutant packages need a
> significant amount of polishing. However, I'm wondering if others are
> interested in a Fedora tool chain for the Cell processor? I'm primarily
> interested in the PS3 architecture.
> (a) Are you interested in a Fedora Architecture SIG for Cell who would
> test and maintain a SPU tool chain, and
> (b) Are you interested in taking the route I've taken in constructing a
> tool chain for Fedora (GCC 4.3 based) rather than supporting the IBM
> Cell SDK (GCC 4.1 based)?
I'd rather do this under the PPC SIG, rather than create a whole new
one just for Cell.
Now, providing a whole new toolchain might be possible but you'd have
to make sure it doesn't conflict with the stock toolchains.
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