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Re: segfault

To: Florian Lohoff <>
Subject: Re: segfault
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2001 20:05:44 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: Jim Paris <>,
In-reply-to: <>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
On Wed, 5 Sep 2001, Florian Lohoff wrote:

> Do you have a fix for the sysmips(MIPS_ATOMIC_SET) in there ? Or do
> you have the glibc compiled as -mips2 for usage of ll/sc ?
> This bug might be a register corruption due to wrong return path
> in the sysmips case.

 Since there appears to be no conclusion of the sysmips-on-MIPS-I problem
in sight, I've just put all the related patches I use in a single place
for easy retrieval.  All of them were sent to this mailing list once but
digging through archives is tiresome.  Get them from

 There is a sys_sysmips() fix in the "sysmips-1" patch and two additional
patches implementing a sys__test_and_set() syscall and its usage in glibc. 
Feel free to use them until an official solution is available. 


+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
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