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Re: Build failure of 2.2.3 and 2.2.4pre2 on sparc-unknown-linux

On Sun, Aug 05, 2001 at 01:04:29PM +0100, Nix wrote:
> [This is a less intemperate version of a massive rant posted to
>  glibc-linux yesterday, but that list seems to be down. Good; I
>  said some rather, er, unwise things in there ;) ]
> I'm trying to bootstrap a sparc linux box (UltraSparc II CPU, Sun Netra
> T1 105), and glibc is giving me grief:
> /mnt/tmp/build-glibc/elf/ --library-path /mnt/tmp/build-glibc:/mnt/tmp/build-glibc/math:/mnt/tmp/build-glibc/elf:/mnt/tmp/build-glibc/dlfcn:/mnt/tmp/build-glibc/nss:/mnt/tmp/build-glibc/nis:/mnt/tmp/build-glibc/rt:/mnt/tmp/build-glibc/resolv:/mnt/tmp/build-glibc/crypt:/mnt/tmp/build-glibc/linuxthreads /mnt/tmp/build-glibc/sunrpc/rpcgen -Y gcc -E -c rpcsvc/bootparam_prot.x -o /mnt/tmp/build-glibc/sunrpc/xbootparam_prot.T
> make[2]: *** [/mnt/tmp/build-glibc/sunrpc/xbootparam_prot.stmp] Segmentation fault
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/mnt/tmp/glibc-2.2.4/sunrpc'

This is surely a toolchain bug. I just built 2.2.4-pre2 for sparc-linux
using gcc-2.95.4, and binutils, with no test case failures.

> I've tried 2.2.4-from-CVS as of just past midnight GMT 2001-08-05 (same
> as 2.2.4pre2 as far as I can tell); I've tried GCC-2.95.3 and
> GCC-2.95.4-cvs-head (to get the atexit patch), and I'm using
> binutils-; I've tried with `-mcpu=v8 -mtune=ultrasparc' and
> without.

Isn't the latest binutils having issues on sparc-linux? I haven't
upgraded my binutils in awhile, since last I checked, there were
problems of some sort.

/  Ben Collins  --  ...on that fantastic voyage...  --  Debian GNU/Linux   \
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