[Bf-committers] IA64 Itanium Support

Kent Mein mein at cs.umn.edu
Wed Mar 30 19:56:10 CEST 2005

In reply to Wayne Vieira (waynev at sgi.com):

>  I just got done building blender for an SGI Prism(OS=linux, CPU=Itanium2),
> and things seem to have gone well.  I haven't tested everything, but the
> build seemed to go okay, with very few changes.  The biggest thing I notices
> was that ia64 wasn't listed in nan_link.mk.  I changed the following line:
>   ifeq ($(CPU),$(findstring $(CPU), "i386 x86_64"))
> To
>   ifeq ($(CPU),$(findstring $(CPU), "i386 x86_64 ia64"))
> As that seemed to satisfy all requirements.  Having a separate section for
> ia64 may be more appropriate, but either way seemed to work for the moment.
> What would be the process for getting this added to the appropriate files?
> Wayne

Well, give it a rugged testing and if possible try to find someone else 
to test it.  

After that submit a cvs diff to this mailing list or submit it on
the patch tracker:

mein at cs.umn.edu

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