Bielefeld University - Center for Biotechnology - Bioinformatics Resource Facility

GCC Maintenance

I'm a regular contributor to the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) project for over a decade, and currently maintain the OS ports for IRIX, Solaris, and Tru64 UNIX. This means regularly testing the current development version, reporting and fixing bugs found either by myself or by others, and improving support for those platforms and reporting or working around problems found in native tools like vendor assemblers, linkers, libraries and system headers.

Current projects

Apart from the regular testing, there are a couple of projects currently underway or planned.

Generic

Solaris/OpenSolaris

Completed projects

The following projects have been completed recently.

Generic

Solaris/OpenSolaris

Test Farm

The tests are run mainly on two machines donated by Sun Microsystems via the Academic Excellence Grant program and a small test farm of old donated or retired machines. The test farm consists of the following machines:

Rainer Orth, 2012-01-06