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Re: crash while doing mkdir (system as of afternon today )

From: Garance A Drosihn <drosih@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2004 10:20:34 -0400

At 4:14 PM -0700 4/4/04, Matthew Dillon wrote:
:>  but Dave has a good point.  If you are using anything other
:>  then -O to
: They will be inherited by gcc in a self corruption manner if
: a buildworld was performed with -O2 in make.conf. I just ran
: a small test case machine last week and found that the build
: process would fail in random places after running a few
: build/install worlds in a row with -O2 and -O3 settings.

    Whoop!  You are absolutely right, Dave, and in fact I think
    this happened to me at one point too... my C compiler binaries
    got corrupted due to -O optimizations and then produced bad code.

Maybe the gcc makefiles should be adjusted so that they will never be built with higher optimization levels. Would that be hard to do?

Garance Alistair Drosehn            =   gad@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Senior Systems Programmer           or  gad@xxxxxxxxxxx
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute    or  drosih@xxxxxxx

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