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Re: [XaraXtreme-dev] XCode project

On Fri, Jun 02, 2006 at 09:51:53AM +0100, Alex Bligh wrote:
> Phil,
> >I should have said that that's the current state of the xcode build on an
> >Intel Mac, not a PowerPC based Mac. So it doesn't relate directly to
> >problems you may be having.
> >
> >However, we have built PowerPC versions in the past and they seemed to
> >function OK with some rendering glitches concerning bitmap rendering. I
> >was able to load and render many of the files in the Designs folder OK
> >but at that time none of the tools really worked so rendering was as far
> >as the tests got.
> >
> >Please go ahead and report your bugs.

Thanks, looks like it's specific to Linux/ppc then.  I'll file a bug

> I think the power PC versions Xara built were on PPC Mac weren't they?
> Maybe I am misremembering.
> Brian is on PPC linux, so one would have thought that all the tools
> etc. would work. I would have thought it should be pretty easy to get
> ppc linux to work, and it would be a good way of eliminating any
> endian problems.
> I thought we'd had a ppc linux version working before now - agree about
> reporting the bugs.

Another thought I had was that it might be a difference between
toolchains, but the version of GCC used in the precompiled code is
pretty close to mine.