Subject: Re: trouble compiling arm32 kernels
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Izumi Tsutsui <email@example.com>
Date: 04/13/2000 22:17:14
> Okay, I was able to revert to version 1.26 of vfscanf.c in
> src/lib/libc/stdio, which doesn't use strtoull(), and this seems to be an
> acceptable workaround for at least kernel builds.
> Is anyone actively working on resolving it the right way? I think I have to
> agree with Earnshaw that the problem appears deeper than originally thought.
> I'm willing to help test fixes and grok some of the code, but I suspect
> others are better than me at this, so far as dealing with gcc is concerned.
Of cource, the "right way" is importing newer egcs sources
to our source tree but it is too hard to do right now.
I think a simple "workaround" is just to disable schedule-insns
optimization, which would cause this bug.
(i.e. add "-fno-schedule-insns" to COPTS in mk.conf or elsewhere)