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Re: Is anyone interested in getting PostgreSQL working on mips[el]?


I have both a mips and mipsel system which are both in the Postgresql build farm.  I have been trying to track down 
this issue for a couple of weeks now.  More when I have pinpointed the issue.

Also, my Indy system doesn't seem to have this issue. Only my RAQ.  You can check out the build farm status page at 


---------- Original Message -----------
From: Martin Pitt <mpitt@debian.org>
To: debian-mips@lists.debian.org
Sent: Sat, 7 Jan 2006 16:39:58 +0100
Subject: Is anyone interested in getting PostgreSQL working on mips[el]?

> Hi mips porters!
> For a fair while now PostgreSQL (7.4, 8.0, 8.1) do not work at all on
> mips and mipsel. The postmaster immediately dies with a SIGBUS.
> It's pretty hard to track down, gdb stacktrace is unusable. Also, I
> was not able to get it to work in any of the various gcc
> version/optimization/PostgreSQL version/patch combinations I tried.
> [1] has some details of my findings so far.
> Thus I asked for removing the mips and mipsel debs for now until this
> is fixed [2].
> Is any mips expert interested to track this down?
> Thanks,
> Martin
> [1] http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-bugs/2005-10/msg00118.php
> [2] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=344487
> -- 
> Martin Pitt              http://www.piware.de
> Ubuntu Developer   http://www.ubuntulinux.org
> Debian Developer        http://www.debian.org
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