Subject: Re: nbcksum core dumps on amd64
To: Nicolas Joly <>
From: None <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 06/16/2004 16:10:31
On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 01:39:53PM +0200, Nicolas Joly wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 11:54:09PM -0500, sgimips NetBSD list wrote:
> > I've recently started using an amd64 machine as a host for my nightly
> > release builds for a number of platforms and have discovered that
> > nbcksum core dumps on the amd64.
> > 
> > I discovered it in the logs after the world had been built
> > and the release sets were checksummed.  I investigated further and
> > found that nbcksum itself simply dumps core, even without any
> > command-line parameters:
> I'm seeing this on 2 amd64 2.0F machines. I discovered it with
> `nbstat' ... i just checked that other tools are affected as well.

Reverting src/tools/compat/compat_defs.h to revision 1.35 makes the
issue go away for me.

There's something bad, there.

Could someone try to build 64 -> 32 bits tools for another set of
platforms and see if it has the same symptoms?

Quentin Garnier.