On Sat, Jan 19, 2002 at 02:49:16PM +0100, Brian Murphy wrote: > > 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. > > Sorry, I should have mentioned that I did this and it also fails in exactly the same > way. not entirely exactly, but very similar. > H.J.Lu on the linux-mips list recommends I use his toolchain (rpm) > but I would rather use the standard debian - Is there any chance of > getting this fixed there? H.J.Lu's toolchain performs slightly better than gcc-2.95, and worse than gcc-3.0 (just tried it here). One thing that makes this case "better" is to increase the optimization level from -O0 to -O2. It still doesn't fix it, however, so this is a gcc-3.0 bug, for generating asm that the assembler can't handle. Follow the steps for reporting a gcc bug, either to the Debian bts or gcc upstream. -- Ryan Murray, Debian Developer (email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org) The opinions expressed here are my own.
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