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Re: mozilla on the Indy

To: Mike Shaver <shaver@netscape.com>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Subject: Re: mozilla on the Indy
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Thu, 2 Jul 1998 04:11:37 +0200
In-reply-to: <359A447B.2D25377D@netscape.com>; from Mike Shaver on Wed, Jul 01, 1998 at 10:15:23AM -0400
References: <359A447B.2D25377D@netscape.com>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Wed, Jul 01, 1998 at 10:15:23AM -0400, Mike Shaver wrote:

> It builds.
> It links (now that Alex made lesstif go, and I fixed up xpm).
> It crashes very early in the startup.
> 
> I think it's probably something in the NSPR thread initialization, but
> I'll have to build some test stuff to be sure.  The files I've changed
> that matter (not Makefiles and link lines, but actual source) are
> attached, and are the likely source of my problems.  Since the final
> mostly-static link takes about 40 minutes, experimentation is expensive.

Now that I've taken myself two minutes to browse your attached sources -
the patches to the NSPR thread routines look suspicious.  The are
playing games with the frame pointer which at least on the first look
don't make sense as gcc automatically enables -fomit-frame-pointer when
optimizing.

  Ralf

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