[Fwd: [Fwd: gdb 20000413 compile problem and strange SEGVproblem]]

Andrew Cagney ac131313@cygnus.com
Mon May 1 23:44:00 GMT 2000

Tim Mooney wrote:
> In regard to: Re: [Fwd: [Fwd: gdb 20000413 compile problem and strange...:
> >Tim Mooney wrote:
> >
> >> >so IRIX 6.x is a known problem.  If someone comes up with a simple small
> >> >self contained patch in time for gdb-5.0 then it might go in.  I suspect
> >> >that getting it sorted in 5.1 is a better option.  This is consistent
> >> >with FreeBSD and a few other platforms.
> >>
> >> Sounds good.  I was just surprised to see that recent cvs wouldn't build,
> >> sinc 4.18 will build fine on the same platform.  Looking through the code
> >> I can see there have been a lot of changes, though, so it's not such a
> >> surprise.
> >
> >Sigh.  If GDB-4.18 built on IRIX 6.x but GDB-5.0 doesn't we've got a
> >regression - I didn't know it had built before :-(  In the other cases
> >they either never built or the OS underwent significant changes.
> That's why I mentioned it -- I thought it was kind of odd.
> I just built 4.18 on mips-sgi-irix6.5 (6.5.3), to make sure I wasn't
> misremembering anything.  I'm not.  It builds out of the box, with the vendor
> compiler, in `n32' (new 32-bit ABI) mode.  I used the following CFLAGS with
> the MIPSPro 7.2.1 C compiler:
>         -n32 -O2 -g3 -xansi -OPT:Olimit=3000

Well, so far I've so far only found a 6.3 machine (using GCC) and that
was ok :-(
No one has come forward with patches so ``fixed in 5.1'' is looking like


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