Subject: Re: port-sparc64/18688: tcpdump bus error on sparc64
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: john heasley <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/18/2002 13:27:12
Fri, Oct 18, 2002 at 10:22:12PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer:
> 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 :(

out of curiosity; why isnt the configure script used?  it would have
defined LBL_ALIGN.