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Re: hppa ocaml build failure :(((

On Thu, Oct 16, 2003 at 10:15:15AM -0600, LaMont Jones wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 16, 2003 at 02:54:25PM +0200, Xavier Leroy wrote:
> > Right.  OCaml has its own garbage-collected memory management, and,
> > yes, it can access double floats at word-aligned addresses.
> > This is the theory.  The practice is that the autoconfiguration
> > procedure might have detected incorrectly the alignment constraints
> > (this happened to Sven Luther on the SPARC with a recent version of
> > gcc), or were fooled by a kernel that performs alignment fixups behind
> > the program's back.
> hppa's kernel generally fits the latter case (automatically does the
> fixup)  Adding the change to the configure script would be a good idea.

Ok, my next release of ocaml (ocaml 3.07-7) will have this fix included,
Do you want to test it first, or should i go ahead and upload it ?

Also, i suppose we need to rebuild all the ocaml packages that where
built with previous versions, don't we ?


Sven Luther

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