Subject: more problems with mysql on netbsd-alpha
To: None <>
From: Thomas T. Thai <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/16/2000 17:12:05
i sent a message yesterday about mysql coredumping on netbsd alpha with
undefined symbols "memcpy" etc. since then, i've not seen that error after
i rebuild the 1.5.1 kernel with option COMPAT_13. I didn't have that
option before, but only COMPAT_14.

now i don't get those undefined symbols errors anymore, but i get this:

# gdb /usr/local/libexec/mysqld mysqld.core
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This GDB was configured as "alpha--netbsd"...
Core was generated by `mysqld'.
Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
Reading symbols from /usr/libexec/ld.elf_so...done.
Reading symbols from /usr/lib/
Reading symbols from /usr/lib/
Reading symbols from /usr/lib/
Reading symbols from /usr/lib/
Reading symbols from /usr/lib/
#0  0x1202260c8 in machdep_sys_sigprocmask () at syscall-template.S:53
syscall-template.S:53: No such file or directory.

searching the mysql list under machdep_sys_sigprocmask, i see more blames
on older versions of gcc/egcs being buggy on Alpha platforms. i've posted
this error before to netbsd but there hasn't been any resolutions for

here are some search results from my earlier postings to mysql: