Re: compiling xli - small program to reproduce problem w. gcc

Wim van Dorst (
Mon, 4 Nov 1996 21:07:45 +0100 (CET)


You wrote:
} After all these reports of problems compiling xli and other apps due
} to a problem with gcc/alpha getting signal 6

Yes, I had the same problem with the kernel 2.1.7. I don't know
what causes it, but I certainly didn't have it in previous

} Could someone please give that a try ...

You have hit the nail fully on the head: this indeed is
a problem that causes the error message. And even altering
a minute detail results in not causing this problem any
more. I'd guess it is a GCC bug.

I thought I'd just let you know my results: fully as yours.

Met vriendelijke groeten, Wim van Dorst
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