Poting Sieve Benchmark to PPC Macs

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It was a bit more difficult to make the Mac/PowerPC version of our benchmark as I needed MacOS 9 or X to run CodeWarrior 7.1 dev IDE. After realizing how bad idea was to try MacOS X (10.2) inside PearPC on Windows I’ve decided to brought a real Mac: my old Apple iBook G4 (mid-2005) which cost me about $100 ten years ago.

Apple is not much into backward compatibility these days so it was a nice surprise that with CoreWarrior 7.1 I was able to make a single binary that is executable under MacOS from version 8 to version 10.5.8.