Subject: Re: gcc breaks at compiling xinstall?
To: None <>
From: Mike Long <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/03/1996 18:03:15
>From: Thorsten Frueauf <>
>Date: Tue, 3 Dec 1996 23:49:50 +0000 (GMT)

>I got problems compiling xinstall with NetBSD current 02.12.1996 sources:
>On NetBSD/amiga I get:
>[milano@di_frueauf]/src/usr.bin/xinstall# make
>cc -O  -Werror  -c /src/usr.bin/xinstall/../../bin/ls/stat_flags.c
>cc -O  -Werror  -c /src/usr.bin/xinstall/xinstall.c
>cc: Internal compiler error: program cc1 got fatal signal 6
>*** Error code 1

>So is that an m68k problem with gcc? Anyone else had this problem too?
>Any ideas on how to track this down?

gcc calls abort() whenever it detects an internal error, so this is
definitely a bug in gcc.

Try applying the patches in PR bin/2827, which will bring your
NetBSDized gcc up to version fixes several serious
bugs in gcc.
Mike Long <>     <URL:>
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