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Re: gnome stuff ...

On Sun, Mar 07, 1999 at 02:44:49AM -0800, Brian Warner wrote:
> luther@maxime.u-strasbg.fr (Sven LUTHER) writes:
> > so far i have compiled glib/gtk and imlib, but more will come, i just got
> > all sources packages today.  ...  the glib/gtk1.2 are ok, in fact they will
> > go to unstable once the source comes out of incoming ( i guess it will be
> > built by the built daemon, since it worked fine for me.)
> Is that gtk+ built with the egcs-bug workaround? (the test is to run the
> 'gtk/testgtk' program that is built along with the libraries, and choose the
> 'clist' option: it will crash without the workaround). There's a bug in egcs
> in which functions with a large number of arguments (maybe 8 or 9?) compiled
> with -fPIC -O2 will crash. Compiling such files -O1 is OK. The only files I've
> ever seen trigger this bug are in gtk+. I reported the bug to the egcs folks
> last year and it's in the testsuite (980523-1.c), but as of 2 weeks ago it had
> not yet been fixed.
> The workaround for gtk+ is to build with something like this:
>  CFLAGS=-O2 ./configure
>  cd gtk; make CFLAGS=-O1 gtkclist.lo gtkctree.lo; cd ..
>  make
> This may be a problem for a while.. if egcs hasn't been fixed by now, I
> suspect the bug must be pretty tough.
> You can also build that testgtk after the fact to test for the problem:
>  tar xzf gtk+-1.2.0.tar.gz
>  cd gtk+-1.2.0/gtk
>  gcc -o testgtk `gtk-config --cflags` testgtk.c `gtk-config --libs`
>  ./testgtk
>  [hit "clist"]

Ok nice you tell me this, i will test this stuff nextly ...

IT is a ppc only bug i guess ?

also i have been experiencing gtk1.2/Xserver crashes with the color_selection
widget, i thought this was related to me running X on top of planar amifb, but
could it also be a egcs bug ?

i will post a bug report with strace and other stuff a bit later ...



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