gcc failure

Rob Thornton rob_t at shaw.ca
Thu Oct 30 11:50:45 PDT 2008



Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Rob Thornton wrote:
>  > There is a bug in GCC 4.3.2 which will cause tests to fail if the system
>  > has a stack size of 8MB or less in limits-structnest.c
>  > (gcc.c-torture/compile/compile.exp for example). The devs are aware of
>  > the problem and are working on a fix but may be worth mentioning in the
>  > book (svn).
>  >
>  > I know I had this issue. I wasn't sure if I should make a ticket for it
>  > or not.
>
> Well, the book suggests *not* to run the tests in Chapter 5.
> Then, in Chapter 6, the limits-structnest.c file should be
> predictable in that we created it during Chapter 5. How could
> your limits-structnest.c file be different than what everyone
> else has?
>
> I'm not doubting you ran into a known bug, but how? Were you
> running the tests in Chapter 5?
>
>   
No, I only ran the tests in chapter 6. I never run any tests during 
chapter 5 for any package.

Rob



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