Jean-Christophe Dubois
Fri Jul 9 15:27:00 GMT 2004

On Fri, 2004-07-09 at 16:05, Dan Kegel wrote:
> Painful, isn't it?
> Tools like strace or gdb could help.  You might need to add printf's to
> the code to see where it dies.

The one gdb/strace I have are 32 bits and don't seem to help that much
in my case. I could recompile them in 64 bits but then I would be unable
to run them (because of Unless I compile them in static mode

Well maybe glibc 2.3.2 is a bit outdated for PPC 970 and some support is
missing. It seems to be aver 1 year old. We are going to try the latest
from CVS just to check.

BTW, it seems that in (future) glibc 2.3.3, a new test for "altivec" was
added in configure which make the crosstool "build_gcc_header" hack fail
(for G5 at least).



Jean-Christophe Dubois <>
Mercury Computer Systems

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