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Re: Bug in gcc for powerpc?

On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 08:43:16PM -0400, Felipe Sateler wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 8:34 PM, Roger Leigh <rleigh@codelibre.net> wrote:
> > 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.
> I am testing on partch, I don't have access to other ppc hardware.
> Partch has gcc 4.4 and 4.6, it fails with both, with the same error
> but in different places (4.4 has lots of errors, 4.6 just 2).

I can give you access to a G4 ppc running current testing with
build chroots available on it if you would find that useful.  The
only thing is that you'll need IPv6 to access it.


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