build error for sh4 using latest snapshot of gcc

Dan Kegel
Wed Oct 19 21:11:00 GMT 2005

Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>>Thanks!  But to really count, the bug report needs
>>a preprocessed source
>>file and minimal commandline to reproduce the crash from
>>that one source file.  That's not too hard, and
>>will really help the guys fixing the bug.
> just to clarify one point, the step that failed involved running, not
> gcc proper, but the sh4-unknown-linux-gnu-gcc command produced during
> the "build-gcc-core" step.

That's ok - both share the same bug, probably.

> how would one reduce that to a simple example to incorporate into a
> bug report, since the bug testers wouldn't have access to that command
> at their end?  or am i missing something here?

Having the preprocessed source means they can
build any old sh4 compiler and reproduce the
problem without worrying about grabbing the
glibc you were trying to build.

- Dan

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