Subject: Re: gcc-3.3.1 on sgimips (Re: Snapshot 20030927 available)
To: Izumi Tsutsui <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christopher SEKIYA <email@example.com>
Date: 09/28/2003 09:30:21
On Sun, Sep 28, 2003 at 01:13:45AM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> and you found that gcse optimization on mips had some problem.
> Would you please mention how do you confirm it (or which source has problems
> to compile with -fgcse)?
I built without -fno-gcse and noticed that execve() and its variants had
problems -- specifically, tar wouldn't spawn gzip and getty wouldn't
I recompiled libc with -fno-gcse and the problem went away.
I then sent a message to tech-toolchain and port-mips asking for help,
but no response. Since I noticed the problem, I guess I volunteered to
fix it :)
I've not narrowed it down any further than that -- I think/hope the problem
is in arch/mips/gen.
> And does gcc-3.3.1 on sgimips works fine except the gcse problem?
Yes. No other problems noticed.
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