GCC Test Failure

Ken Moffat ken at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Nov 3 09:00:38 PST 2008

On Mon, Nov 03, 2008 at 06:42:39AM -0800, Rob Thornton wrote:
> This is my third time through LFS and I always receive the following 
> failure in the GCC tests in chapter 6.12 within the 'gcc Summary':
> FAIL: gcc.target/i386/fastcall-sseregparm.c execution test
> # of expected passes        38984
> # of unexpected failures  1
> # of expected failures      99
> # of untested testcases   28
> # of unsupported tests    246
> Everything else matches other submitted results and is the only 
> unexpected failure in the entire test battery.
> My only guess is that it may be due to the athlon CPU. I've done 
> numerous google searching and bug searches with no success. Generally, 
> anyone else whose had this issue has had a ton of failures, not just the 
> one in question.
> Should I submit this as a bug in GCC 4.1.2 or...?
 You'll be wasting your time, none of the gcc developers care about
4.1.  In the fairly-recent past, it was common to get a few failures
on gcc, so this seems a reasonable result.

das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

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