Subject: Re: PERL and NetBSD 1.3_ALPHA
To: Giles Lean <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
Date: 11/11/1997 10:07:18
On Tue, 11 Nov 1997 04:11:34 +1100 Giles Lean wrote:
> 5.004_04 on NetBSD-1.1/i386 (486DX2/66 and non-MMX Pentium/100)
> 5.004 ditto (testing against the 5.004_04 lib/complex.t test)
> Not working (all with non-MMX Pentium/100)
> 5.004_04 on NetBSD-1.3_ALPHA/i386
> 5.004_04 ditto, but compiled with gcc-184.108.40.206 (gcc built on 1.1)
> 5.004 compiled on 1.1, running on NetBSD-1.3_ALPHA/i386
> Since the older binary works or fails depending on the OS release,
> I'm betting for the moment on a shared library bug.
You could also try compiling with -static if you suspect a shared
library bug. Perl on the pmax didn't work with shared libs at on stage
(some funny modf() problems if I remember...).