Alpha is seriously broken

Ruslan Ermilov ru at
Fri Aug 20 04:09:22 PDT 2004

On Fri, Aug 20, 2004 at 11:53:08AM +0100, Doug Rabson wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-08-20 at 11:18, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > This is a JFYI that recent Alphas (I don't know if it's a
> > kernel or libc) are seriously broken.
> > 
> > Wilko brought an issue in my face that a make(1) binary
> > on his "a couple days ago" development box is dumping a
> > core.  I logged in to only to find out
> > the same, and also that cc(1) is dumping core as well
> > when I try to compile a dummy source file:
> That looks a lot like rtld is failing. The code I committed last Sunday
> should only have affected static binaries and threaded programs. I
> intentionally committed the rtld code weeks ago to give it a decent
> testing time before the code freeze.
> Was beast working ok with a world built before Sunday?
I believe so, otherwise how it would succeed in automatic
make buildworld/buildkernel/installkernel/installworld?

Ruslan Ermilov
ru at
FreeBSD committer
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