Subject: Re: any 64bit related changes in gcc from 1.6 and 1.6.1rc
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Caffeinate The World <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/29/2003 09:14:05
--- Jason Thorpe <> wrote:
> 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.

I ended up using gcc-3.2.2 to compile Postgresql-7.4-dev and I no
longer have those issues. Perhaps you could work with Mr. Lane to
isolate the bug on gcc-2.95.3.


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