[rock-devel] bc built with gcc4 dumps core
stefan.fiedler at students.jku.at
Sat Nov 19 17:46:32 CET 2005
Am Freitag 18 November 2005 17:57 schrieb Benjamin Schieder:
> Clifford Wolf wrote:
> > As a matter of a fact we will never be able to even find a small portion
> > of what is going wrong when using a broken compiler optimization. So the
> > packages we do mark with such NOOPT flags would always be just the tip of
> > the iceberg and in the end we ship distributions full of broken bytecode.
> > Instead we should start creating a detailed documentation of broken
> > compiler optimizations and create testcases from what we find and
> > confront the GCC team with our results.
> Shouldn't be much of a problem:
> Exhibit a)
> Build the LVP target for Pentium 4 and wait for groff to segfault on xorg.
> Exhibit b)
> Build Mozilla for Pentium 4 and watch it break during build.
> Exhibit c)
> Build gtk+ or whatever provides scrollbar functionality to gqview and gimp
> for Pentium M and try to scroll and watch the program segfault.
> Where should I send these and which output do those guys want?
I've written a ROCK Doc wiki page that answers your questions and which can be
used to collect information on this issue. The link is
Hope that helps,
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