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Re: mpqc build failure



On Thu, Jan 17, 2002 at 09:18:15PM +0100, Brian Murphy wrote:
> Ryan Murray wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, Jan 16, 2002 at 08:55:07PM +0100, Michael Banck wrote:
> > > gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -D_REENTRANT -I../../../../../src/lib
> > > -I/build/buildd/mpqc-2.0.0/include -I/build/buildd/mpqc-2.0.0/src/lib -O
> > > -c  -fPIC -DPIC
> > > /build/buildd/mpqc-2.0.0/src/lib/chemistry/qc/dft/lebedev.c -o
> > > lebedev.lo
> > > /tmp/ccjxNDne.s: Assembler messages:
> > > /tmp/ccjxNDne.s:517: Error: Branch out of range
> >
> > > And so on. I tried -O0 for the latest upload (it then works under s/390
> > > at least), but to no avail. Is there something more I could try, like
> >
> > No.  It's a problem in the current compiler for mips, and is not planned
> > to be fixed in the 2.95 series.  mips{,el} doesn't plan to move to 3.0 until
> > after woody releases, so it will do so without mpqc.
> >
> > --
> > Ryan Murray, Debian Developer (rmurray@cyberhqz.com, rmurray@debian.org)
> > The opinions expressed here are my own.
> >
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> I get this very same error compiling the latest cvs version of gcc (compilation
> 
> of expr.c fails). Do you know what causes the error?

Try building it with gcc-3.0 instead.  It's a problem in the code generator
being unable to branch to the else part of an if.  The new generator works
around this by jumping there if it should, if a branch can't do it.

-- 
Ryan Murray, Debian Developer (rmurray@cyberhqz.com, rmurray@debian.org)
The opinions expressed here are my own.

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