Subject: Re: unaligned access: how to track ?
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Olaf Seibert <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/27/2000 00:20:04
On Wed 07 Jun 2000 at 09:16:54 -0700, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
> However, regardless of 'uac', the right thing to do is to encourage
> every sysadmin to set it to 'cause sigbus' by default.  Every
> unaligned access on the alpha indicates a bug, rather than anything
> else.  (The only place where i've ever seen it mean anything else was
> in binaries translated from mips->alpha, to run under DEC OSF/1 2.x.

Ghostscript causes these "unaligned" messages in droves.

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