Hey this is really nice. 
Another architecture is nice not only in itself, which it is, but also from a 
documentation point of view. 

On October 13, 2015 6:15:18 PM GMT+02:00, Alexander Burger 
<a...@software-lab.de> wrote:
>Hi all,
>PicoLisp is now running on PowerPC-64 (again)!
>I implemented the generic assembler for that architecture already back
>in 2011, but - due to lack of hardware - could not maintain it. I tried
>many time to install Debian for PowerPC on Qemu, but without success.
>Now I saw that Debian supports the 'ppc64el' architecture
>   https://wiki.debian.org/ppc64el
>which is a true 64-bit OS (as opposed to the 32-bit version that was
>solely supported until now). So I gave it a new try. "el" means "little
>endian" btw, so I had to rewrite the ABI in some critical places. And
>runs on Qemu!
>The port is included in the current picoLisp.tgz release.
>If you want to try it, and have real Ppc64 hardware, skipt to (2), else
>1. Install Debian on Qemu (be prepared that this takes several hours)
>   $ sudo apt-get install qemu
>$ wget
>   $ qemu-img create  -f qcow  ppc64.img  3G
>$ qemu-system-ppc64  -m 1024  -ctrl-grab  -hda ppc64.img  -cdrom ${ISO}
> -boot d
>      During the Debian installation, select only the base system, then
>         $ sudo apt-get install make gcc
>2. Get PicoLisp
>   $ wget software-lab.de/picoLisp.tgz
>   $ tar xfz picoLisp.tgz
>   $ cd picoLisp
>   $ wget software-lab.de/ppc64.linux.tgz
>   $ tar xfz ppc64.linux.tgz
>   $ (cd src64; make)
>3. Test (note that the unit test invocation is simplified with 3.1.12)
>   $ ./pil @lib/test.l -bye +
>   OK
>Good luck! :)
>♪♫ Alex
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