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    SubjectRe: is gcc 2.8 safe to use yet ?

    Hello Michael, egcs != gcc-2.8.x , that is a fact :-{ JimL

    On Thu, 19 Mar 1998, Michael L. Galbraith wrote:
    > On Wed, 18 Mar 1998, Bernhard Rosenkraenzer wrote:
    >
    > > On Wed, 18 Mar 1998, Marek Habersack wrote:
    > >
    > > > The XFree86 servers still don't run with a kernel compiled with a gcc 2.8.x
    > > > with the following command line:
    > > >
    > > > -march=pentium -O3 -fomit-frame-pointer <the usual align stuff>
    > >
    > > They do work with a kernel compiled with (gcc-2.8 based) egcs and pgcc...
    > > Any reason not to use those?
    > >
    > > LLaP
    > > bero
    > >
    >
    > Hi Guys,
    >
    > I've had no problems with X _running_ with any (read ALL) of the new
    > compilers under either 2.0.x or 2.1.x. I've also tried maxing out the
    > optimization with all of them.. makes the kernel slower but works.
    >
    > I'm currently running XFree-3.3.1 and KDE compiled with egcs-2.91.13,
    > configured for glibc.
    >
    > I haven't been able to determine if this is compiler related or not..
    > but _something_ very uncool is going on since beginning to upgrade.
    >
    > As soon as I re-configured X for 'Thread-Safe-API' all libc5 X binaries
    > :(hundreds) stopped working. Looks like I won't be able to run Netscape
    > again until the source hits the web, as only freshly linked X binaries
    > run without segfaulting.
    >
    > ldd netscape
    > libXt.so.6 => /usr/lib/libXt.so.6 (0x4000d000)
    > libSM.so.6 => /usr/lib/libSM.so.6 (0x40053000)
    > libICE.so.6 => /usr/lib/libICE.so.6 (0x4005c000)
    > libXmu.so.6 => /usr/lib/libXmu.so.6 (0x40073000)
    > libXpm.so.4 => /usr/lib/libXpm.so.4 (0x40084000)
    > libXext.so.6 => /usr/lib/libXext.so.6 (0x40093000)
    > libX11.so.6 => /usr/lib/libX11.so.6 (0x4009e000)
    > libdl.so.1 => /lib/libdl.so.1 (0x40140000)
    > libc.so.5 => /lib/libc.so.5 (0x40143000)
    > libm.so.5 => /lib/libm.so.5 (0x401ff000)
    > libc.so.6 => /lib/libc.so.6 (0x40208000)
    > ld-linux.so.2 => /lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0x402a8000)
    >
    > Core was generated by `netscape'.
    > Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
    > Reading symbols from /usr/lib/libXt.so.6...(no debugging symbols found)...done.
    > Reading symbols from /usr/lib/libSM.so.6...(no debugging symbols found)...done.
    > Reading symbols from /usr/lib/libICE.so.6...done.
    > Reading symbols from /usr/lib/libXmu.so.6...done.
    > Reading symbols from /usr/lib/libXpm.so.4...done.
    > Reading symbols from /usr/lib/libXext.so.6...done.
    > Reading symbols from /usr/lib/libX11.so.6...done.
    > Reading symbols from /lib/libdl.so.1...done.
    > Reading symbols from /lib/libc.so.5...done.
    > Reading symbols from /lib/libm.so.5...done.
    > Reading symbols from /lib/libc.so.6...done.
    > Reading symbols from /lib/ld-linux.so.2...done.
    > Reading symbols from /lib/ld-linux.so.1...done.
    > #0 0x40195957 in strrchr (str=0x7c2ae850 <Address 0x7c2ae850 out of bounds>,
    > ch=1703739421)
    >
    > That strrchr reminds me of some recent assembler discussions. Think I'll
    > check out that new constraints patch and recompile the universe..
    > again.
    >
    > -Mike
    >
    >
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    , JimL
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