Re: gcc 220.127.116.11-4 miscompiles libc6 2.0.7pre1-4
> On Fri, May 29, 1998 at 05:52:33AM -0600, Philippe Troin wrote:
> > > OK. There's now gcc 18.104.22.168-4.3 in Incoming; I'd appreciate confirmation
> > > that this version can compile a working glibc.
> > >From a quick test, it seems to compile ok glibc.
> > Could we get a summary of the changes between 22.214.171.124-3 and 126.96.36.199-4
> > which broke gcc ?
> Not from me. They were entered into the changelog as "alpha patches", and
> according to Galen came from Michael Alan Dorman.
The patches were from Richard Henderson, who is "da man" as far as
gcc/egcs and alpha are concerned. I got them from RedHat's srpm and
they applied perfectly to our existing sources.
> AFAIK, getting them in again isn't necessary as egcs' gcc is now the primary
> compiler on Alpha.
That is correct. Support for the Alpha chip in egcs is so much better
than in gcc-2.7.X, there's no way we could consider going back.
So if you have to take them out, don't worry about us.
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