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Re: Bug#956324: Clustalo bus error on mipsel (Was: Bug#956324: python-biopython: FTBFS on mipsel)

Hi Adrian,

On Mon, May 11, 2020 at 10:04:24AM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> A bug buried somewhere in the Debian bts would not change anything.

Probably that's correct.

> What would have to happen would be a Debian MIPS porter debugging
> this problem and then submitting a minimal testcase to gcc upstream.

I'd be really happy about this.
> Assuming this will be confirmed to be a mipsel-specific gcc bug,
> this looks likely but it is still possible that there actually
> is a bug in clustalo that works by chance on other architectures.
> Unlikely, but not impossible.

The debugging sessions on clustalo and suggested patches uncovered code
parts that are not looking nice - so I have no idea about the likelihood
of this.  For me it seems a possibility that should be kept in mind and
which is why I tried my best to support the debugging sessions.
> In a more positive note, I assume people would have already noticed if 
> OpenMP on mipsel in stable and unstable would be completely broken.


Kind regards



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