In message: <aanlktikx-vnfgzuvh4-cevikdjslqqjrahjevdqd-...@mail.gmail.com> Garrett Cooper <yanef...@gmail.com> writes: : On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 11:33 AM, M. Warner Losh <i...@bsdimp.com> wrote: : > In message: <20100531161713.ga60...@freebsd.org> : : [...] : : > There's more context here too. To improve the support of various : > architectures, we're planning on doing two things. First, we're : > updating binutils to the latest gplv2 version. This will solve many : > problems. There's some other plans in this area as well, but the : > summary is basically integrating some important vendor patches. : > Second, we're planning to have the ability to use an external, perhaps : > vendor supplied, tool chain. You can kludge this together today, but : > it is tedious and difficult. : : This in and of itself is an interesting prospect. Why would happen if : one could drop in icc for instance :) (I realize that it's basically : gcc-compatible, but can this be done today without a lot of rework and : effort)?
This is more about dropping in different assemblers, linkers, etc, than picking icc. CC=xxx is relatively easy. It gets harder if you don't want to use the in-tree toolchain. Especially when cross building... Warner _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"