sparc-sun-solaris2.6 bootstrap failure: invalid number of operands

Gerald Pfeifer
Fri Apr 17 07:58:00 GMT 1998

On Thu, 16 Apr 1998, Jim Wilson wrote:
> /usr/ccs/bin/as: "/var/tmp/cc0TuAcl.s", line 271: error: invalid number of operands
> Actually, I suspect this is problems with the .size pseudo-op, not the
> .uaword pseudo.  A patch has already been checked in to fix the .size
> pseudo. 

Thanks for your reply. Whatever it was, I can confirm that the current
CVS snapshot doesn't exhibit this problem any more under Solaris 2.6 with
Sun's as. 

> The dwarf2 EH support doesn't work with the Sun assembler/linker.  If you
> configured without --with-gnu-ld, the dwarf2 EH support should have been
> automatically disabled.  So perhaps there is something else wrong here also.

Just an idea: Wouldn't it be useful to print a diagnostic message during
./configure in such cases?
  "Assembler does not support exception handling. Automatically disabled."
or something like that?

Gerald Pfeifer (Jerry)      Vienna University of Technology

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