Subject: Re: pkg/16338: octave-2.1.34 fails in building
To: Aaron J. Grier <email@example.com>
From: Joel Reicher <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/12/2002 14:52:20
> On Sat, Apr 13, 2002 at 07:34:17PM -0700, Daniel Senderowicz wrote:
> > I forgot to write the subject line before. Did anybody build
> > succesfully octave-2.1.34 for the pmax running 1.5.2? It quite after
> > 18 hours of cranking!
> >/tmp/ccRFnumn.s: Assembler messages:
> >/tmp/ccRFnumn.s:679: Error: Branch out of range
> eek... mips branch limits strike again.
> options (in increasing difficulty):
> - compile problematic file without optimizatation
> - break down the function in question into multiple functions.
> - fix GCC.
Don't know where it ranks in difficulty, but compiling to assembler
with -S, and then editing the assembler to remove these problems also works.