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Re: Alignment traps?

On Sat, 4 Sep 1999, Christopher C Chimelis wrote:

> On Fri, 3 Sep 1999, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > Could someone do me a quick favor and figure out why APT 0.3.12 for Alpha
> > causes alignment traps in the libapt-pkg library? I have a funny little
> > feeling it has to do with gcc somehow
> > 
> > apt-get(10780): unaligned trap at 000002000000ebe8: 000002000049ae3c 29 2
> > apt-get(10780): unaligned trap at 000002000000ebf4: 000002000049ae3c 2d 
> I believe you're right about this.  It appears to be in the startup code.
> It may extend to other C++ stuff as well (I'm not sure...I'll have to
> dig).  Anyway, here's a neat little programme that I got off of the
> axplist that helps in finding and fixing unaligned accesses:

Say, did this ever get tracked down? It still seems to happen on samosa..


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