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Re: glibc-2.0.95 causes ls -al & ps -aux to segfault.
- To: Byron Faber <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: glibc-2.0.95 causes ls -al & ps -aux to segfault.
- From: Andreas Jaeger <email@example.com>
- Date: 05 Aug 1998 15:09:11 +0200
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
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>>>>> Byron Faber writes:
> After playing around:
> gcc-2.8.1 seems to miscompile not only the tzset, but linuxthreads
> won't pass a make check either.
> After trying out the latest alpha egcs compiler, everything passes make
> check. [I don't know how much of this is my system, or oddities in
> gcc 2.8.1.].
I just did  a complete compilation of the current glibc 2.1 sources
(which has the tzset patch and some other patches in it ). I was
surprised  to get not a single failure during `make check'.
So, I'm clueless where your problems is. If you know what's wrong,
please tell me. It might be a problem of some i686 specific code that
you're running. I'm running Linux 2.1.113 on i486 with 48MB.
 In general I'm using egcs snapshots.
 Including some linuxthreads patches which are not tested very well.
 That's the same results as I get from egcs but it remember that
gcc was worse at some time.
 glibc 2.0.95 optimizes for i686 - and perhaps gcc/egcs has also
some special treatment.
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