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Re: PLplot building problems on mipsel

On Mon, 26 May 2003, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> * Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de> [2003-05-26 04:34]:
> > JFTR it is a ld bug in any case because it shouldn't segfault.
> As I mentioned in a previous post, according to the Sig11 FAQ, it may also
> be a hardware problem.  Indeed, my package (with the upstream code
> unchanged) have already compiled on the mipsel buildd machine with the same
> version of the binutils packages (hence the same ld).  How can you explain
> that _the same_ ld program segfaults in one run and not in another under
> strictly the same conditions?

Because of a kernel bug? Any chance this mahine is running a quite recent
kernel (2.4.21-pre*) from Linux/MIPS CVS? I'm seeing random segfaults since the
cache/tlb rewrite.



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