Subject: Re: benchfft on arm32: gcc fails on ftw_64.c
To: Jonathan Stone <>
From: Chris Gilbert <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 10/24/2000 09:24:06
On Tue, 24 Oct 2000, Jonathan Stone wrote:
> I tried building fftbench on a Shark.  gcc went into
> an infinite loop  compiling fftw-2.0.1/fftw/ftw_64.c.
> (the machine hang when it filled up 64m of swap).
> I tried fetching and building today's pkgsrc gcc-2.95.2;
> same symptoms. I also had the same symptoms with
> -O2 intead of -O6, and with fftw-2.0.1/fftw/fw_t4.c.
> For now I recompiled both files with -O0.
> Is this a known problem or should I send a PR?

I know that quite a few pkgs in pkgsrc have arm32 optimisation turned off, so 
it wouldn't be the first pkg needing it turning off (ideally the compiler 
should actually get fixed)  is it the latest in-tree gcc compiler?