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Re: iceweasel on Fuloong (was: What is the status of Debian on Lemote Fuloong?)


On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 08:42:40AM +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> * Aaro Koskinen (aaro.koskinen@iki.fi) [120731 08:32]:
> > Yes, it seems there is a Mozilla bug reported about this seen on PPC:
> > 
> > 	https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=746112
> > 
> > Comment #7 seems to provide a workaround that just skips the offending
> > code on PPC.
> I'm a bit confused, because it seems we built iceweasel with gcc-4.6,
> but the gcc bug seems to hint that only gcc-4.7 and above is affected.

The bug report is confusing because it deals with multiple issues. The
wrong page size assumption in GC code is definitely a bug in the iceweasel
code and cannot be fixed by the compiler. (In the comment #10 they start
discussing another bug, which seems to be caused by a compiler bug.)


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