Patchwork [doc] Update links to gcc binaries

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Submitter Gerald Pfeifer
Date Sept. 30, 2010, 4:44 a.m.
Message ID <alpine.LNX.2.00.1009300641030.5068@acrux.dbai.tuwien.ac.at>
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Gerald Pfeifer - Sept. 30, 2010, 4:44 a.m.
On Sun, 8 Aug 2010, Tom G. Christensen wrote:
>> Shall we really list four sites for Solaris alone?  Yes is a valid
>> answer, I wanted to check, though.  (Sunfreeware causes eye cancer,
>> possibly sort the list alphabetically?)
> I think it makes sense to list all four.
> 
> Sunfreeware have the widest coverage of Solaris versions though they are
> not current with their gcc packages and they lack Ada support.
> 
> Blastwave and OpenCSW are very close in functionality but Blastwave seem
> more interested in making recent gcc packages available for Solaris 8+
> (including posting testresults from the Blastwave builds).
> Given their troubled history I'd rather not exclude one over the other.
> 
> TGCware has gcc 4.3.x for Solaris 2.6 sparc & x86 and it's built with Ada
> support and in a pinch can be used to bootstrap gcc/gnat on Solaris 7+
> aswell.
> 
> So all have their merits and I don't see that I can really recommend one
> over the other.

Okay, fair.

>> +@item
>> +@uref{http://freeware.sgi.com/,,SGI Freeware}.
>> 
>> I suggest to omit this one.  It's really rotten.  Any disagreement?
> Not really no.

I made this change and committed the patch as follows.  And apologize
for the delay doing so; slowly my backlog is finally going down.

Gerald


2010-09-30  Tom G. Christensen <tgc@jupiterrise.com>

	* doc/install.texi (Binaries): Update link to HP-UX porting centre.
	Add links to current providers of packages for Solaris and IRIX.

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Index: doc/install.texi
===================================================================
--- doc/install.texi	(revision 164740)
+++ doc/install.texi	(working copy)
@@ -2791,7 +2791,7 @@ 
 HP-UX:
 @itemize
 @item
-@uref{http://hpux.cs.utah.edu/,,HP-UX Porting Center};
+@uref{http://hpux.connect.org.uk/,,HP-UX Porting Center};
 
 @item
 @uref{ftp://sunsite.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/pub/packages/gcc_hpux/,,Binaries for HP-UX 11.00 at Aachen University of Technology}.
@@ -2806,12 +2806,32 @@ 
 OpenServer/Unixware}.
 
 @item
-Solaris 2 (SPARC, Intel)---@uref{http://www.sunfreeware.com/,,Sunfreeware}.
+Solaris 2 (SPARC, Intel):
+@itemize
+@item
+@uref{http://www.sunfreeware.com/,,Sunfreeware}
 
 @item
-SGI---@uref{http://freeware.sgi.com/,,SGI Freeware}.
+@uref{http://www.blastwave.org/,,Blastwave}
 
 @item
+@uref{http://www.opencsw.org/,,OpenCSW}
+
+@item
+@uref{http://jupiterrise.com/tgcware/,,TGCware}
+@end itemize
+
+@item
+SGI IRIX:
+@itemize
+@item
+@uref{http://nekochan.net/,,Nekoware}
+
+@item
+@uref{http://jupiterrise.com/tgcware/,,TGCware}
+@end itemize
+
+@item
 Microsoft Windows:
 @itemize
 @item