[head tinderbox] failure on amd64/amd64

Garrett Cooper youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Sun Jun 3 23:22:19 UTC 2007

Doug Barton wrote:
> Garrett Cooper wrote:
>>    Is there a reason why this line of code is invalid for amd64 (from
>> /usr/src/contrib/bind9/lib/isc/x86_64/include/isc/atomic.h:25-28)?
>> /* We share the gcc-version with x86_32 */
>> #error "impossible case.  check build configuration"
>>    After doing some searching, all that that macro does is use says the
>> OS can use gcc asm instructions.
> Yeah, I looked at that header and asked myself the same question. I'm
> going to follow up with the ISC folks on that issue.
> Meanwhile I finally got access to an amd64 machine that I could build
> the port on (our reference system is literally FUBAR), and it looks
> like things are in better shape than I feared. Ruslan's suggestion of
> using the x86_32 atomic.h header that I already committed turns out to
> be how the port does it, and the other generated headers look good, so
> the build should be fine now. If anyone could confirm that with
> sources that include v. 1.18 of src/lib/bind/config.mk the world
> actually builds, I'd appreciate it. If you could do some rudimentary
> testing of the results, I'd be eternally grateful. :)
> FWIW, I relied on the fact that the bind94 port builds just fine on
> our platforms to convince me that things would be fine for the base.
> While that seems to have worked for most of the cases, it turns out to
> have not been a good assumption to make. I apologize for the
> inconvenience that I created.
> Mea culpa,
> Doug
Ok, I'll give it a shot now Doug.


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