Bug#243501: [Lush-devel] Status of lush ia64 bug
On Wednesday 11 August 2004 10:54 am, Leon Bottou wrote:
> I can see two possible causes:
> 1- A floating exception (problems we encountered on mipses)
> The fix would then be easy.
> 2- A bfd issue in the dynamic loading/unloading code.
> This could result from gp constructs in IA64 ELF.
> Fixing this would require significant work.
> We'd have to temporarilly declare lush unavailable on IA64.
> I would need less than one hour of access to an IA64 machine
> to determine the nature of the problem. Fixing problem 1
> would be immediate. Fixing problem 2 would take weeks.
After checking the IA64 ABI, I am certain that problem 2 occurs.