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Re: [PATCH] convert braced initializers to strings (PR 71625)


On 08/15/2018 03:02 PM, Martin Sebor wrote:
> On 08/15/2018 06:07 AM, Joseph Myers wrote:
>> On Tue, 14 Aug 2018, Martin Sebor wrote:
>>
>>>> This is with Bison 3.0.4, should the version used to produce
>>>> intl/plural.c
>>>> prove relevant.
>>>
>>> Can you send me the translation unit and the options it was compiled
>>> with that triggered the errors?
>>
>> I've attached plural.i.  The error is a static link error linking sln,
>> but
>> maybe comparing results of compiling plural.i before and after the
>> changes
>> may be enlightening (unless it's actually a difference in code elsewhere
>> in glibc causing a link error reported in plural.o).
>>
>> Compiled with:
>>
>> alpha-glibc-linux-gnu-gcc
>> /scratch/jmyers/glibc/many9/build/compilers/alpha-linux-gnu/glibc/alpha-linux-gnu/intl/plural.c
>>
>> -c -std=gnu11 -fgnu89-inline  -O2 -Wall -Werror -Wundef -Wwrite-strings
>> -fmerge-all-constants -fno-stack-protector -frounding-math -g
>> -Wstrict-prototypes -Wold-style-definition -fno-math-errno
>> -mlong-double-128 -mieee -mfp-rounding-mode=d    
>> -ftls-model=initial-exec
>> -I../include
>> -I/scratch/jmyers/glibc/many9/build/compilers/alpha-linux-gnu/glibc/alpha-linux-gnu/intl
>>
>> -I/scratch/jmyers/glibc/many9/build/compilers/alpha-linux-gnu/glibc/alpha-linux-gnu
>>
>> -I../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/alpha/alpha
>> -I../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/alpha/fpu  -I../sysdeps/alpha/fpu
>> -I../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/alpha  -I../sysdeps/alpha/nptl
>> -I../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/wordsize-64 
>> -I../sysdeps/ieee754/ldbl-64-128
>> -I../sysdeps/ieee754/ldbl-opt  -I../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/include
>> -I../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux  -I../sysdeps/nptl  -I../sysdeps/pthread
>> -I../sysdeps/gnu  -I../sysdeps/unix/inet  -I../sysdeps/unix/sysv
>> -I../sysdeps/unix/alpha  -I../sysdeps/unix  -I../sysdeps/posix
>> -I../sysdeps/alpha  -I../sysdeps/wordsize-64
>> -I../sysdeps/ieee754/ldbl-128  -I../sysdeps/ieee754/dbl-64/wordsize-64
>> -I../sysdeps/ieee754/dbl-64  -I../sysdeps/ieee754/flt-32
>> -I../sysdeps/ieee754  -I../sysdeps/generic  -I.. -I../libio -I.
>> -D_LIBC_REENTRANT -include
>> /scratch/jmyers/glibc/many9/build/compilers/alpha-linux-gnu/glibc/alpha-linux-gnu/libc-modules.h
>>
>> -DMODULE_NAME=libc -include ../include/libc-symbols.h
>> -DTOP_NAMESPACE=glibc -D'LOCALEDIR="/usr/share/locale"'
>> -D'LOCALE_ALIAS_PATH="/usr/share/locale"' -o
>> /scratch/jmyers/glibc/many9/build/compilers/alpha-linux-gnu/glibc/alpha-linux-gnu/intl/plural.o
>>
>> -MD -MP -MF
>> /scratch/jmyers/glibc/many9/build/compilers/alpha-linux-gnu/glibc/alpha-linux-gnu/intl/plural.o.dt
>>
>> -MT
>> /scratch/jmyers/glibc/many9/build/compilers/alpha-linux-gnu/glibc/alpha-linux-gnu/intl/plural.o
>>
>>
> 
> Thanks.  I don't see anything obviously wrong but I don't know
> much about Alpha assembly.  Attached are the two .s files, with
> (plural-new.s) and without (plural-old.s) the array-to-string
> transformation.
> 
> There are also only a handful of transformed arrays in the file
> and they all look reasonable to me (see the attachment named
> plural-array-to-string.txt).  The only arrays in the .sdata
> section are yydefgoto and yypgoto, both before and after.
> They are each just 3 bytes in size.
> 
> There is one unusual difference in the loads of one of them in
> the assembly emitted by GCC for __gettextparse.
> 
> Before:
> 
>     ldah $22,yypgoto($29)                !gprelhigh
>     ...
>     lda $2,yypgoto($22)                !gprellow
> 
> After:
> 
>     ldah $2,yypgoto+2305843009213693936($29)    !gprelhigh
>     ...
>     lda $2,yypgoto+2305843009213693936($2)        !gprellow
> 
> I don't know if it's significant -- the lda instruction uses
> just the least significant 16 bits of the constant displacement,
> shifted left by 16.  I don't see any obviously bogus constants
> in the disassembly produced by objdump.
> 
> I'll need some help from someone who knows more about Alpha
> to understand what's going on.
I wonder if the change to how we set up the initializers is ultimately
changing the section those go into and ultimately causing an overflow of
the .sdata section.

Jeff
> 
> Martin


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