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Re: pkg/45278: bootstrap fails in libfetch NetBSD -current (gcc4.5)
On Aug 21, 2:40pm, joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost (Joerg Sonnenberger)
-- Subject: Re: pkg/45278: bootstrap fails in libfetch NetBSD -current (gcc4.
| The following reply was made to PR pkg/45278; it has been noted by GNATS.
| From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost>
| To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
| Cc: pkg-manager%netbsd.org@localhost, gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost,
| Subject: Re: pkg/45278: bootstrap fails in libfetch NetBSD -current (gcc4.5)
| Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2011 16:38:00 +0200
| On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 08:30:05AM +0000, David Holland wrote:
| > > > half of the network code. So let us try with -fno-strict-aliasing on
| > > > ftp.c then. Other suggestions besides turning to another compiler ?
| > >
| > > *sigh* What I am telling you is that this is not about strict aliasing.
| > Ok, but our default compiler thinks so and fails on an important part
| > of pkgsrc infrastructure. But this works on NetBSD current i386:
| Did you read the quoted error message? It is the broken array boundary check,
| not about aliasing rules.
Which is a verbatim copy of the ftp code... Yes, the compiler is clearly
broken, but the new code is easier to read anyway and does not require
the ugly UC() macro.
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