Sun Blade 1500

Graaf_van_Vlaanderen

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I just bought on ebay a Sun Blade 1500 generally to play around a little bit with (Open)Solaris on Sparc.
I know that FreeBSD also supports to some extend this architecture.
I have been trying to figure out how much of the ports are supported, but did not find the right answer. Can somebody point me to some sort of a link regarding available ports for SPARC?
 

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It's the other way round. There are ports which are not available on sparc64 arch, and are marked as such. You could check ports Makefile's for one the following:
Code:
ONLY_FOR_ARCHS=i386 amd64 (not including sparc64 here)
NOT_FOR_ARCHS=sparc64 (excluding sparc64)
IA32_BINARY_PORT (should be run on x86 compatible CPU)
LINUX* (uses linuxolator, available only on i386/amd64)
This list is surely incomplete, but can give you some insights on which ports are NOT supported on sparc64.
 

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As far as I know all ports should be able to build, unless they have something like this in their Makefile:

Code:
ONLY_FOR_ARCHS= i386 amd64
Not sure if there's an overview page for that type of ports.
 
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Graaf_van_Vlaanderen

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I first thought there was a separate port tree, but the difference is made in the make files.
I checked a couple of ports and found for gcc44 which is required to build GNU Octave:

Code:
NOT_FOR_ARCHS=  alpha ia64 powerpc
So this should build on SPARC architecture.
 
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