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Re: gcc, mplayer and profile (mcount)
On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
I told you was to use the gcc-help mailing list, which was correct.
So this seems to be a bug in gcc: it should be calling _mcount.
It just that it is my impression that gcc list is more
appropriate for gcc bugs than gcc-help.
I also did my best to answer your question. In your original message
you didn't mention that there was an mcount variable in your program, so
it's not surprising that I wasn't able to identify the problem.
Yeah, my mistake, back then I did not know that gcc used mcount() for its
On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, Andrew Haley wrote:
Trivia time: what is the longest delay between a bug being committed
to gcc before someone notices and a fix being committed? This one is
eleven years and eight months. I wonder if we have a record.
not gcc related, but here's my own record :
this bug as present in xterm ever since it ran on linux for the first
time, up until 2001. No idea how long it is, but at least a decade.
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