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

On Fri, Sep 16, 2005 at 07:09:29AM -0500, Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 15, 2005 at 07:15:16PM -0700, tony mancill wrote:
> > Stephen R Marenka wrote:
> > This seems to affect one of the packages I sponsor as well:
> > 
> >    http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=325557
> > 
> > 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?
> Given that gcc-4.0 -O3 also generate wrong code on i386, there is no
> need for a m68k specific hack. Every package that use -O3 will have to
> be rebuild on all plateform anyway when gcc has stabilized. On m68k, gcc
> is just nice enough to do an ICE instead of random code generation.


That makes me feel a whole lot better :-)

(anyway, binary search is running now; with a bit of luck, I should have
the result and a fix "soon")

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

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