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Re: SCO OpenServer / gcc-3.2 note

On Fri, Aug 16, 2002 at 10:39:47PM -0400, William Bader wrote:
> Since you do SCO builds, the change below in gcc/ChangeLog makes
> gcc-3.1 builds fail with "machmode.def: undefined symbol: BITS_PER_UNIT".
> >2002-04-24  Robert Lipe  <>
> >	* config/i386/sco5.h(i386.h, att.h): Eliminate double inclusion.
> When I played with the bounds checking patches for gcc-3.1,
> I added the patch below.  My SCO OpenServer system is a 66 MHz 486,
> so I never bother building gcc without the bounds checking patches,
> and since the config.gcc patch applied cleanly in gcc-3.2,
> I didn't try to build without it, but I do not see anything in
> the ChangeLog that would indicate that it was fixed.
> I posted the patch to the gcc list when gcc-3.1 came out,
> and someone said that they would fix the problem in gcc-3.1.1,
> but I do not think that they did.  RJL said on June 4 that he
> would revert the patch to sco5.h.
> I'm not sure what they are planning, but if you try a SCO build,
> it could save you some time to be aware of this issue.

File a bug report in GNATS, describing this as a regression from
3.0.x, and attach this (correct) patch to that bug report.  That will
prevent it from dropping off the radar for 3.2.1.


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