[Nasm-bugs] [Bug 3392383] building with watcom is broken

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Sat Feb 11 22:33:22 PST 2017


--- Comment #4 from sezeroz at gmail.com ---
(In reply to H. Peter Anvin from comment #2)
> First of all, why Watcom?  As far as I know, there are no 32-bit platforms
> supported by Watcom for which gcc doesn't generate better code

With Watcom, you don't get stupid EMX and/or KLIBC dependencies for OS/2

>  (although I
> don't know of a version of gcc for OS/2 which works as a cross-compiler.)

And yes, having a cross compiler for OS/2 is the major issue for me.

> I really don't want to uglify the code like this to support a known-broken
> compiler which hasn't had a release in over six years

I understand

>  (the strange license
> and the use of p4 really has made it close to impossible for it to get a
> developer base.)

FYI, the V2 for of Open Watcom is active (no, no 'release' yet), and it is
under git: https://github.com/open-watcom/

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