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Re: Mainline fails to build

On Fri, May 31, 2002 at 12:35:07PM -0400, David Edelsohn wrote:
> >>>>> Janis Johnson writes:
> Janis> I ran into this too, when I start with GCC 3.0.4 on i686-pc-linux-gnu.
> Janis> The stage1 compiler is miscompiled in function num_equality_op in
> Janis> cppexp.c:
> Janis> Dump of assembler code for function num_equality_op:
> Janis> 0x8089970 <num_equality_op>:    push   %ebp
> Janis> 0x8089971 <num_equality_op+1>:  mov    %esp,%ebp
> Janis> 0x8089973 <num_equality_op+3>:  movl   $0x0,0x14(%ebp)  <--- store new value
> Janis> 0x808997a <num_equality_op+10>: mov    0x14(%ebp),%eax  <--- load old (oops)
> Janis> 0x808997d <num_equality_op+13>: cmp    0x20(%ebp),%eax
> Janis> 0x8089980 <num_equality_op+16>: jne    0x8089991 <num_equality_op+33>
> Janis> lhs.low is stored into before the old value is loaded.
> 	This looks very similar to the PowerPC regression I reported
> yesterday of a register being overwritten by a load of zero before the old
> value is used.
> David

In the case I reported it's GCC 3.0.4 that is generating incorrect code
when compiling the mainline.  It might be the same intermittent problem,
though.  Let me know if there's more information I can provide.


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