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Re: GCC 4.1 in experimental / GCC for etch

Hello Aurelien,

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>From      : "Aurelien Jarno" aurelien@aurel32.net
To          : "Randolph Chung" randolph@tausq.org
CC          : "Matthias Klose"
Date      : Wed, 22 Feb 2006 08:38:17 +0100
Subject : Re: GCC 4.1 in experimental / GCC for etch

> [I have done s/ports/hppa/ in the Cc: list]
> Randolph Chung a écrit :
> >>For hppa, the glibc builds well with gcc 4.0, but create problem with
> >>python/perl. It still has to be investigated.
> >
> >
> > Can you explain what the problems are (or at least the symptoms) so that
> > we can look into them? Are there any bugs filed on this?
> Oh yes, sorry that I haven't given that much information.
> The problem is that when using a glibc built with gcc-4.0, python and
> perl fail to build from source. The problem probably appear in other
> packages, but it has been detected only there because glibc build with 
> gcc-4.0 on hppa didn't stay long in unstable.
> The problem has been reported as bug#326581, which has been closed since
> then, as the change back to gcc-3.4 fixed the problem. You can find
> build logs of the problem:
> If you want to debug it, you can use the glibc available on:
> http://people.debian.org/~aurel32/glibc/hppa/
> It's exactly the same as the current one in unstable, except that it is
> built with gcc-4.0.
Did you read it:

This fix for me the pb when glibc was build with gcc-4.[01]

> I have also put a testcase using perl, actually it is one of the
> testcases that fails in the perl testsuite:
> http://people.debian.org/~aurel32/glibc/hppa/testcase.pl
Curious to test on a chroot disk with my glibc-2.3.6 build with gcc-4.0.


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