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Re: How to cope with bad package

On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 05:56:06AM +1000, John Skaller wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-06-12 at 16:18 +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > 
> > 'Build-Conflict: ocaml (== version) [amd64]' I believe. You just have
> > to hope the next upload fixes the problem.
> Here's is a reason to switch to Ocaml as a programming language:
> copied from the ocaml mailing list:
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> Yes, PR#3640 is an AMD64-specific code generation bug.  It occurs in
> the uncommon case where a leaf function (a function that doesn't call
> other functions except as a tail-call) accesses a parameter passed on
> the stack (not in registers).  As a rule of thumb, if your tail
> functions have fewer than 9 arguments, you're safe.
> The bug is fixed in the CVS repository, 3.08 bug-fix branch.
> - Xavier Leroy
> ---------------------------------------------------------------

So, can someone grab the patch from the bugfix branch and apply it to the
debian package ? I would do it but i am far from my ssh/gpg keys for another
two weeks.


Sven Luther

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