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Re: pkg/53346 (The configure test for use of labels loops on powerpc)

>  The gcc manual says:
>  "You may not use this mechanism to jump to code in a different function.
>  If you do that, totally unpredictable things happen.  The best way to
>  avoid this is to store the label address only in automatic variables and
>  never pass it as an argument."
>  So the configure test is completely broken (pointed out by Eric Botcatzu)

Thanks, good to know.  I'll report it to the mercury maintainers.


- Håvard

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