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Re: Bug in gcc for powerpc?

On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 04:45:35PM -0400, Felipe Sateler wrote:
> Hi gcc and powerpc teams,
> Supercollider recently failed to build in powerpc[1] with some weird
> errors about operand out of range. Googling around suggests working
> around the problem by avoiding inlining. And in fact, SC builds after
> avoiding inlining one function. However, it seems to me this is a bug
> in gcc, since it shouldn't ouptut invalid assembler. I'm not quite
> sure how to handle this sort of bug, however. Where should I file this
> bug (that is, which package)? This bug seems to have happened a few
> times already, so I'm not quite sure if this is supposed to be fixed
> or not.

Just as a data point, I've reproduced this identically on current
unstable (powerpc).  Have you tried using a different compiler
version e.g. 4.7?  I can do further investigation tomorrow if you
would like.

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