Subject: longjmp broken! Postgres fails!
To: None <port-amiga@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Arthur Hoffmann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/24/1996 22:54:51
I have installed postgres on my NetBSD1.1-amiga. The compile went
quite well except for some minor problems.
The problem is when I want to initialise the postgres database I get
the following error message:
(the commands are done by the postgres user)
WARN:fmgr_info: function 0: cache lookup failed
Illegal instruction - core dumped
initdb: could not create template database
initdb: cleaning up.
Then I do a gdb -c postgres.core and get:
GDB 4.11 (m68k-netbsd), Copyright 1993 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
Core was generated by `postgres'.
Program terminated with signal 4, Illegal instruction.
#0 0x21212b0 in ?? ()
What can I do to get around this problem? I really would like to be
able to run this data base.
Thank you all for your help.
Actually I have sent this message a while back already and Alistair
G. Crooks replied with the following:
> I've never seen this problem on the i386 port, which runs the
> regression tests for pg95 1.0pl14 fine. So I tried to find where
> 'longjmp botch' string was being printed.
He then said:
> take a look at /usr/src/lib/libc/gen/setjmperr.c, and
> /usr/src/lib/libc/arch/m68k/gen/_setjmp.S - the error is actually in
> longjmp, when it checks to make sure that the stack pointer is
> Unfortunately for you, for some reason your stack pointer is zero,
> so you bomb out. From the comments in the first file, you could try
> to define your own version of longjmperror. Or try to fix longjmp
> the first place.
Well, as you probably all can guess: I wouldn't have a clue as to how
to fix this. I really need some help here, please.
Arthur Hoffmann email@example.com
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