Subject: Re: pkg/37559: icewm coredumps in sparc64
To: None <,,>
From: Salvador Fandino <>
List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 12/18/2007 13:45:02
The following reply was made to PR pkg/37559; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Salvador Fandino <>
Subject: Re: pkg/37559: icewm coredumps in sparc64
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 03:54:15 -0800 (PST)

 >  Please do not paper over the problem but fix the application
 > bugs instead.
 >  Compiling it with -g and using gdb on the core should tell you
 > whereit dies.
 The error happens inside registerProtocols2 in file, line 238.
 I can't see any problem in the code, and as it works when the compiler optimizations are disabled, I guest it is a gcc bug. Unfortunatelly, I don't have enough knowledge about SPARC assembler and ABI to follow the generated code.
 - Salva
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