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Murple  <btherl@ariel.ucs.unimelb.edu.au> writes:

|> Now that you mention it, I was compiling the kernel when the last exception
|> happened.. The rest fit into this pattern too. I took a closer look, and the
|> exception occurs during the following:

|> ar rcs cdrom.a

|> This creates an 8 byte file with '!<arch>' in it. I'm using binutils 2.7.0.3,
|> gcc 2.7.2 and the exceptions began with either kernel 2.1.23 or 24, and are
|> still here in 25. None of the files in the directory ar is run in are compiled
|> during 'make', but cdrom.o is compiled as a module. Something is awry..

This is a bug in binutils, ar calls open with a NULL name. Fixed in
2.7.0.8 at least.
--
Andreas Schwab "And now for something
schwab@issan.informatik.uni-dortmund.de completely different"

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