Subject: Re: any 64bit related changes in gcc from 1.6 and 1.6.1rc
To: Caffeinate The World <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/29/2003 08:27:29
On Friday, March 28, 2003, at 08:31  PM, Caffeinate The World wrote:

> Would NetBSD developers be interested in talking to Tom Lane
> <> who discovered the gcc bug so that we can fix it?
> He discovered the bug while debuging Postgresql on my Alpha running
> 1.6. He would be more qualified at explaining what he found. I'm carbon
> copying this email to Mr. Lane.

I read that message on port-alpha.

The problem is probably not a "64-bit" problem per se, but rather a 
problem in the alpha back-end unrelated to 64-bit'ness.

In any case, a reduced test-case that shows the bug would be nice.

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>