[head tinderbox] failure on i386/i386

Scott Long scottl at samsco.org
Thu Mar 29 14:28:43 UTC 2007

Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org> writes:
>> On Wed, Mar 28, 2007 at 12:11:53PM +0200, Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav wrote:
>>> No, the tinderbox just uses -O2 (which implies -fno-strict-aliasing).
>> No, it implies -fstrict-aliasing,
> Sorry, typo on my part.  I meant what you said.
>> which is why the tinderbox often breaks on code that was tested 100%
>> correctly by the committer prior to running with your nonstandard
>> flags ;)
> The code was obviously not tested 100% correctly, as the C standard
> forbids aliasing.  Unfortunately, there are people in this project who
> systematically oppose any attempt to improve code quality, especially
> when it comes to their own code, and they have succeeded to the extent
> that not only is -O2 not the default, but the kernel build system is
> even instrumented to prevent its full use.

I think you need to chill out quite a bit and stop assuming that people
are incompetent and out to get you.


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