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Start developing in IRIX

Unread postby BlueSkull » Mon Mar 28, 2016 7:03 am

Hi All.

I'm working in de videogame industry, recetly i rescue from trash a O2 SGI, and of course i would like to start programming in IRIX too.

The problem is that i don't have almost information about IRIX, so, if anyone can help me to the main steps would be nice...

Also i need compilers and everything..., if you know where can i find it please tell me.

Thats all for this moment, i hope to help this comunity as much as i can.

Thank you!.

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Re: Start developing in IRIX

Unread postby foetz » Mon Mar 28, 2016 7:30 am

BlueSkull wrote:Hi All

welcome BlueSkull :-)

The problem is that i don't have almost information about IRIX, so, if anyone can help me to the main steps would be nice...

no specific main steps involved. irix is just a unix. also for more detailed info you'd have to provide some info first such as your os version and so on ...

Also i need compilers and everything..., if you know where can i find it please tell me.

no, the irix development environment was commercial hence according to our rules there's not gonna be any talk about "getting" it.

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Re: Start developing in IRIX

Unread postby vishnu » Mon Mar 28, 2016 9:09 am

foetz wrote:
BlueSkull wrote:Also i need compilers and everything..., if you know where can i find it please tell me.

no, the irix development environment was commercial hence according to our rules there's not gonna be any talk about "getting" it.

Well, the GNU compilers make a compelling alternative... :P
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Re: Start developing in IRIX

Unread postby foetz » Mon Mar 28, 2016 11:55 am

vishnu wrote:
foetz wrote:
BlueSkull wrote:Also i need compilers and everything..., if you know where can i find it please tell me.

no, the irix development environment was commercial hence according to our rules there's not gonna be any talk about "getting" it.

Well, the GNU compilers make a compelling alternative... :P

you still need the basic irix dev stuff

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Re: Start developing in IRIX

Unread postby BlueSkull » Mon Mar 28, 2016 12:46 pm

foetz wrote:
vishnu wrote:
foetz wrote:
BlueSkull wrote:Also i need compilers and everything..., if you know where can i find it please tell me.

no, the irix development environment was commercial hence according to our rules there's not gonna be any talk about "getting" it.

Well, the GNU compilers make a compelling alternative... :P

you still need the basic irix dev stuff


So, its no way... :? , maybe next life :(.

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Re: Start developing in IRIX

Unread postby vishnu » Mon Mar 28, 2016 10:08 pm

The header files and whatnot? Didn't that used to be a freely available download so people could use the GNU compilers if they didn't want to pay for a MIPSPro license? Cause I'm pretty sure it was...
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Re: Start developing in IRIX

Unread postby uunix » Tue Mar 29, 2016 12:57 am

vishnu wrote:The header files and whatnot? Didn't that used to be a freely available download so people could use the GNU compilers if they didn't want to pay for a MIPSPro license? Cause I'm pretty sure it was...

Must be, I recall using gcc at the turn of the century on my INDY and I had no MIPS, but did have the IRIX CD's if that what's meant.
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Re: Start developing in IRIX

Unread postby foetz » Tue Mar 29, 2016 7:42 am

uunix wrote:
vishnu wrote:The header files and whatnot? Didn't that used to be a freely available download so people could use the GNU compilers if they didn't want to pay for a MIPSPro license? Cause I'm pretty sure it was...

Must be, I recall using gcc at the turn of the century on my INDY and I had no MIPS, but did have the IRIX CD's if that what's meant.

yeah that was for 5.3

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Re: Start developing in IRIX

Unread postby vishnu » Tue Mar 29, 2016 12:56 pm

I'll look at my CDs tonight, I'm pretty sure the development environment CDs were freely available all the way up to the 7.4 release of MIPSPro....
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Unread postby foetz » Tue Mar 29, 2016 1:09 pm

vishnu wrote:I'll look at my CDs tonight, I'm pretty sure the development environment CDs were freely available all the way up to the 7.4 release of MIPSPro....

would be even better of course

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Re: Start developing in IRIX

Unread postby vishnu » Tue Mar 29, 2016 10:41 pm

Well of course now that techpubs has been cut off at the knees I can't find the page where they listed the compiler execution environment as being freely available, but IIRC one of the things they did after 6.5.21 was include it as a standard part of the IRIX installation media. For anyone running versions prior to that the 7.3 version looks to be one of the many mirrored at the wayback machine. :P
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