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Re: downgrading optimization for m68k [was: Bug#328453: pbzip2_0.9.4-1(m68k/unstable/zeus): FTBFS on m68k]

On Thu, Sep 15, 2005 at 07:15:16PM -0700, tony mancill wrote:
> If gcc-4.0 is going to puke on lots of packages that use -O3, doesn't it
> make more sense to upload a patched gcc-4.0 for m68k that silently
> changes the optimization level back to 2 untile the problem with the
> compiler can be fixed rather than upload and recompile a large number of
> packages for every architecture?

It would make even more sense to spend that time and effort on finding
the bug and the patch for it.

I'm preparing to run a binary search for that bug; just need to put the
final pieces in place (Yes, I've asked upstream, but haven't gotten a
reply as of yet).

The amount of time between slipping on the peel and landing on the
pavement is precisely one bananosecond

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