Re: Developing code for ia64

Alan Cox (
Mon, 10 Sep 2001 14:35:45 +0100 (BST)

> Our product contains a pre-compiled core object (IP protection :-\ ) and a

Our operating system contains a GPL license (IP protection ...) that makes
the whole issue questionable. Remember the GPL forbids linking of non GPL

> set of wrapper source files, so for dual platform support the tar ball has
> to contain both an ia32 and ia64 versions of the executable. Is there any
> way to get an ia64 compiler (and libs) installed on an ia32 machine and use
> it to get ia64 compatible binaries ?

If you are doing proprietary software please take it off this list. Perhaps
you should get a paid support contract for the compiler.

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