Subject: Re: problems with gcc 2.7.2
To: Erik Bertelsen <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/05/1996 00:32:05
On Fri, 5 Jan 1996 09:15:39 +0100 (MET) 
 Erik Bertelsen <> wrote:

 > Isn't this a dead-lock? When compiling you need 
 > /usr/lib/ to be the old one (e.g. from the 1.1 
 > release) to be able to execute the compiler and linker, but then you link 
 > your new software with this same libgnumalloc, which in the end has the effect 
 > of never being able to upgrade it.

No ... actually, I grabbed the 1.1 and was able to 
build one with the fix...

 > >  #if defined(__bsdi__) && defined(__NetBSD__)
 > I didn't check the definition of __bsdi__, but I'm tempted to suggest to 
 > double-check whether to use || or &&.

*sigh*  Yup ... typo ... I'm sorry ... I just checked in the right thing...

 > I believe you. In fact I did this, and every non-statically-linked program
 > produced a core dump instead of doing their work. Rather nasty. 
 > Reinstalling just from the 1.1 release made the system work again,
 > and then the libgnumalloc problem popped up while I was trying to 
 > recompile and install again, so now I just hope that I'll be able to 
 > catch up again before the next show stopper appears. :-)

Yah .. I flipped .. my fileserver/router was crippled because of the lossage... :-)

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