[-CURRENT tinderbox] failure on i386/i386

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Jul 20 23:26:27 PDT 2003

In message <xzpwuec8kno.fsf at dwp.des.no>, Dag-Erling =?iso-8859-1?q?Sm=F8rgrav?=
>Peter Wemm <peter at wemm.org> writes:
>> Tinderbox wrote:
>> > gzip -cn /vol/vol0/users/des/tinderbox/CURRENT/i386/i386/src/lib/libc/nls/catgets.3 > catgets.3.gz
>> > Segmentation fault (core dumped)
>> > *** Error code 139
>> These false alarms are wearing a bit thin.  Is there a problem with the
>> tinderbox build machine perhaps?
>No, the failures are too systematic for that.

Don't trust that, I've seen RAM errors be reproducible to +/- 4 instructions
in the cc1 binary in the past.

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