/usr/bin/sort may be incorrect
j at uriah.heep.sax.de
Tue Apr 12 05:58:04 UTC 2016
As Marius Strobl wrote:
> AFAICT is sort(1) relying on undefined behavior.
That matches my observation: on FreeBSD 9 (which is still installed on
my sparc64 box), I could successfully build zsh without problems.
Since the major difference from there to current FreeBSD/sparc64 is
the change of the compiler (GCC vs. Clang), this is also a strong
indication of undefined behaviour effects (I think).
Alas, my attempt to install FreeBSD 10.2 on a second disk on that
machine ended up with a kernel that stalled at mounting the root FS,
that's why I didn't investigate further by that time.
cheers, Joerg .-.-. --... ...-- -.. . DL8DTL
Never trust an operating system you don't have sources for. ;-)
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