Fix cacos bug introduced last November (was: ICE in compiling complex/cacos.c for arm/thumb)

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Jul 13 07:19:00 GMT 2011

On Jul 12 00:01, Hans-Peter Nilsson wrote:
> > Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2011 21:23:55 +0200
> > From: Corinna Vinschen <>
> > What about using the upstream NetBSD fix instead, which looks much
> > better to me:
> Well, me too; I'd be happy if that was committed instead...
> ...but it'd be wrong to refer to the patch in your email as an
> "upstream fix".  It's the original, upstream code (cacos.c:1.2),
> which was changed locally in newlib to work around an ARM gcc
> bug.  See <>.
> Again, I have absolutely no problem with throwing out 1.3
> (particularly with the bug. :)  I dislike that kind of
> workarounds for bugs better fixed elsewhere, but we live in a
> world we share with others, and ARM (w/. thumb) *is* a
> high-profile platform, so I'd probably come to the same
> conclusion.  And I'd probably miss the bug too in review.

Sorry, but I don't understand what you're arguing for.  Do you argue
for applying 1.3 or for reverting the ARM gcc workaround?


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Project Co-Leader
Red Hat

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