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Re: Smoking gun: NetBSD 6.0.1 userland instability

> My bet - FWIW - is that the problem is in the altivec handling.  This
> is something unique to PPC processors, differs between PPC models,
> and would only affect code that uses altivec.  "normal" code - like
> compilers, gzip, I/O, and lots of other things, could go a long way
> with altivec broken, and no one would notice.

Is it possible/feasible to build analog without altivec?  That would
seem to me to be the obvious next thing to try: a non-altivec analog
under a problematic kernel.

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