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what to do about umul instructions and old SPARC boxen

Can you guys look at the bug logs of #111581 and advise me?


I need to know if this is indeed a kernel bug, and/or if there is
anything that can be done with the XFree86 packages to prevent this that
wouldn't be very unpleasant.

The current thesis is that compiling XFree86 on a modern SPARC processor
causes "umul" instructions in the object code, which older SPARC
processors don't recognize.

G. Branden Robinson                |     Human beings rarely imagine a god
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     that behaves any better than a
branden@debian.org                 |     spoiled child.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     -- Robert Heinlein

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