Subject: Re: compiler bug?
To: None <daniel@bicho.SynchroDS.COM,>
From: Daniel Senderowicz <daniel@bicho.SynchroDS.COM>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/15/2002 19:05:15
It's octave-2.1.34, but I also got the same messages with
ng-spice, after fixed by Dan McMahill.


>Daniel Senderowicz wrote:
>> I've been getting similar error messages when building a couple
>> of packages, they are:
>> /tmp/ccRFnumn.s: Assembler messages:
>> /tmp/ccRFnumn.s:679: Error: Branch out of range
>> /tmp/ccRFnumn.s:1490: Error: Branch out of range
>> After talking with some people who had similar problems, it was
>> suggested the possibility of the existence of a GNU compiler bug.
>> Is anybody aware of that? If so, is there a fixed version of the
>> compiler? Thanks in advance.
>In a nutshell, some function is too big.  Sometimes this can be fixed by
>generating better code (eg, a recent example where with no optimisation
>the code was too big, but worked ok with -O), or at worst rewritting
>some code.
>Which package are you losing with?