[wwwdocs] Document recent (and less recent) SPARC changes

Submitted by Eric Botcazou on Sept. 11, 2011, 9:20 p.m.

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Eric Botcazou Sept. 11, 2011, 9:20 p.m.
This documents the recent changes made to the SPARC port, as well as an old one 
made for GCC 4.3 but that wasn't documented at the time.

OK to install?

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Gerald Pfeifer Sept. 11, 2011, 10:49 p.m.
On Sun, 11 Sep 2011, Eric Botcazou wrote:
> This documents the recent changes made to the SPARC port, as well as an 
> old one made for GCC 4.3 but that wasn't documented at the time.
> 
> OK to install?

Lovely.

(Well, to live up to my reviewer's reputation :-) and provide a
nanonit, perhaps omit "and later"?)

Gerald
Eric Botcazou Sept. 12, 2011, 7:44 a.m.
> (Well, to live up to my reviewer's reputation :-) and provide a
> nanonit, perhaps omit "and later"?)

Installed with this change, thanks.

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Index: htdocs/gcc-4.3/changes.html
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RCS file: /cvs/gcc/wwwdocs/htdocs/gcc-4.3/changes.html,v
retrieving revision 1.124
diff -u -r1.124 changes.html
--- htdocs/gcc-4.3/changes.html	27 Jun 2011 11:00:44 -0000	1.124
+++ htdocs/gcc-4.3/changes.html	11 Sep 2011 21:18:30 -0000
@@ -922,6 +922,12 @@ 
     </li>
  </ul>
 
+<h3>SPARC</h3>
+  <ul>
+    <li>Support for the Sun UltraSPARC T2 (Niagara 2) processor has been
+        added.</li>
+  </ul>
+
 <h3>Xtensa</h3>
   <ul>
     <li>Stack unwinding for exception handling now uses by default a
Index: htdocs/gcc-4.7/changes.html
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RCS file: /cvs/gcc/wwwdocs/htdocs/gcc-4.7/changes.html,v
retrieving revision 1.27
diff -u -r1.27 changes.html
--- htdocs/gcc-4.7/changes.html	6 Sep 2011 11:32:30 -0000	1.27
+++ htdocs/gcc-4.7/changes.html	11 Sep 2011 21:18:30 -0000
@@ -292,6 +292,19 @@ 
 
 <h3>MIPS</h3>
 
+<h3>SPARC</h3>
+  <ul>
+    <li>The option <code>-mflat</code> has been reinstated.  When it is
+        specified, the compiler will generate code for a single register
+        window model.  This is essentially a new implementation and the
+        associated debugger support has been added to GDB 7.4 and later.</li>
+    <li>Support for the options <code>-mtune=native</code> and
+        <code>-mcpu=native</code> has been added on selected native platforms
+        (GNU/Linux and Solaris).</li>
+    <li>Support for the Sun UltraSPARC T3 (Niagara 3) processor has been
+        added.</li>
+  </ul>
+
 <h3 id="picochip">picochip</h3>
 
 <h3 id="arm">ARM</h3>