Subject: Re: port-sparc64/18688: tcpdump bus error on sparc64
To: john heasley <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/18/2002 22:22:12
On Fri, Oct 18, 2002 at 02:45:36AM +0000, john heasley wrote:
> the value of tptr will be only byte aligned.
> >Fix:
> define LBL_ALIGN for sparc64.

Not only sparc64. All platforms with strict alignement requirements will
loose here.
I noticed the problem on sparc, and added LBL_ALIGN to the options (it
shouldn't hurt even on platforms which don't need it) but it has been backed
out :(

Manuel Bouyer <>