Alpha is seriously broken
dfr at nlsystems.com
Fri Aug 20 04:14:23 PDT 2004
On Fri, 2004-08-20 at 11:59, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> 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 beast.FreeBSD.org 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?
The first thing to try is to back out the change to lib/csu/alpha/crt1.c
and see if that helps.
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