gnu/58099: g++ -fhuge-objects on ix86 coredumps upon use of std::ostringstream

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Oct 20 16:36:24 PDT 2003

On Tue, Oct 21, 2003 at 08:16:10AM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-10-21 at 04:43, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > Which binary packages, the package for the gcc ports?  Nothing special
> > is done for package builds, beyond what is in the port.  Can you be
> > specific about why you think this is a port error?
> Because every c++ library in the distribution needs to be built with all
> permutations of ABI breaking options. The libstdc++ library is just the
> first one. If you don't want to face doing this, then having
> -fhuge-objects always on is a reasonable workaround.

Won't this break compatibility with all existing users of C++
packages?  That would be a deal-breaker.

> Where can I get the ports recipe for g++ (I use freebsd when checking
> reported squid bugs, not as my primary platform). I'll happily give the
> port a quick check to see if I can offer a local workaround.


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