[OpenAFS] OpenAFS on Solaris 9 using gcc

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Fri, 13 Sep 2002 17:02:03 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 13 Sep 2002, Henry B. Hotz wrote:

> >>  You cannot use gcc to compile kernel modules on Solaris.
> >
> >But you can get a free 30 or even 90 day trial version of their
> >compiler. A compiler that refuses to work after 30 days should not be a
> >problem, if you only want to compile OpenAFS once.
> Wait a minute.  Is that *still* true?  I thought gcc-3 or 3.1 added 
> proper ultrasparc support and that was what was lacking.

It may or may not still be true, but no one has contributed the work to do
it, so regardless you can't build OpenAFS Solaris modules with gcc.