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Re: Bug#489906: glibc: tst-regex fails on hppa

On Thu, Aug 07, 2008 at 10:27:45AM -0400, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 4:00 AM, Aurelien Jarno <aurelien@aurel32.net> wrote:
> > For those that are not on IRC, I have made a lot of progress on this
> > bug. The problem comes from the patch any/cvs-strerror_r.diff. However,
> > this patch looks ok, actually comes from upstream and fix a bug. It
> > seems it only triggers a lock bug on hppa.
> >
> > FYI you will find below the part of the patch that causes the problem in
> > case of tst-regex. It's only a change in the locks type.
> The only think I can think of is a miscompilation. If you turn down
> the optimization to -O1 on that file, does it help?

We have actually solved this bug using a patch from upstream CVS:

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