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Re: Updates on RedHat 7.1/mips

To: Ilya Volynets <ilya@theIlya.com>
Subject: Re: Updates on RedHat 7.1/mips
From: "H . J . Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2001 13:11:46 -0700
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <01071713090011.04620@gateway>; from ilya@theIlya.com on Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 01:09:00PM -0700
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On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 01:09:00PM -0700, Ilya Volynets wrote:
> 
> I was working on it a while ago, and here are few pointers:
> Some tools have to be run natively (i.e. xkbcomp), but also need to
> be installed on target. I din't find a rule that does both. I think new
> rule is needed.

I am aware of those. I want to delay it as much as I can.

> 
> gcc-3.0 crashes when compiling some parts of Xserver and Xlib,
> with very obscure bug. Minimal test case I came up with is
> ~45(!) lines long. Keith filed report to gcc team on my behalf,
> but there seems to be no responce. I do not know if your
> gcc has same problem, but someone mentioned similar problem
> with 2.9x.y series on this list not so long ago.
> 

Don't bother with gcc-3.0. I won't use it myself for building X.


H.J.

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