Re: gnuchess: Support for new ppc64le arch

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Antonio Ceballos

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Nov 23, 2013, 8:17:15 AM11/23/13
to jay shankar, deep...@linux.vnet.ibm.com, bug-gn...@gnu.org, info-gn...@gnu.org
Hi Jay Shankar,

Version 6.1.1 of GNU Chess is just released. It includes the newest
config.guess
and config.sub, as well as other minor fixes. I would appreciate if you
could report
if it works on your platform.

Regards,
Antonio



On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 11:09 AM, jay shankar
<jsha...@linux.vnet.ibm.com>wrote:

> Hi Antonio Ceballos,
>
> We are adding support for new ppc64le (IBM powerPC Little Endian)
> architecture as part of which we are looking at all the packages that
> need update.
> I was looking at gnuchess-6.1.0 tarball and was failed to build on
> ppc64le machine because of outdated config.guess.
>
> Latest config.guess with ppc64le support is available at :
>
> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=config.git;a=blob_plain;f=config.guess;hb=HEAD
>
> Would it be possible for you to spin up a newer version of "gnuchess"
> with latest config.guess ?
> Alternatively, if you want us to send a patch to config.guess, we can do
> so too.
>
> I can help to validate the new release tarball of the "gnuchess" works
> well by compiling on ppc64le machine.
>
> Appreciate your response.
>
> Thanks and Regards,
> Jay Shankar
>
>
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Antonio Ceballos

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Nov 26, 2013, 1:59:27 AM11/26/13
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Excellent!


On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 7:16 AM, jay shankar <jsha...@linux.vnet.ibm.com>wrote:

> Hi Antonio Ceballos,
> Thanks for your quick response.
> I had verified Version 6.1.1 of GNU Chess on new ppc64le
> (IBM powerPC Little Endian) architecture. Version 6.1.1 of GNU
> Chess is working perfectly fine on ppc64le (IBM powerPC Little
> Endian).
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