Subject: Re: nbcksum core dumps on amd64
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From: sgimips NetBSD list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/16/2004 09:38:58
On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 4:10pm, email@example.com wrote:
> Subject: Re: nbcksum core dumps on amd64
I have been cross-building regularly (as recent as a couple hours ago) on
alphas and the problem doesn't manifest itself there. The cross builds
were for sgimips and sparc.
> On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 01:39:53PM +0200, Nicolas Joly wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 11:54:09PM -0500, sgimips NetBSD list wrote:
> > > I've recently started using an amd64 machine as a host for my nightly
> > > release builds for a number of platforms and have discovered that
> > > nbcksum core dumps on the amd64.
> > >
> > > I discovered it in the build.sh logs after the world had been built
> > > and the release sets were checksummed. I investigated further and
> > > found that nbcksum itself simply dumps core, even without any
> > > command-line parameters:
> > I'm seeing this on 2 amd64 2.0F machines. I discovered it with
> > `nbstat' ... i just checked that other tools are affected as well.
> Reverting src/tools/compat/compat_defs.h to revision 1.35 makes the
> issue go away for me.
> There's something bad, there.
> Could someone try to build 64 -> 32 bits tools for another set of
> platforms and see if it has the same symptoms?
> Quentin Garnier.
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