GCSE bug

Jeffrey A Law law@cygnus.com
Fri Oct 2 01:55:00 GMT 1998

  In message <19980918091313.A423@mindcryme.com>you write:
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  > I've stumbled on a bug in the scheduler as of egcs 1.1 on both powerpc
  > and intel platforms.   The original program in which I saw it was mpack
  > ( ftp://ftp.andrew.cmu.edu/pub/mpack ); a shorter test case (courtesy of
  > Richard Braakman, dark@debian.org) is appended, and some scripts and
  > test files to illustrate the problem are at: 
  > http://drow.res.cmu.edu/~drow/mpack-test-case.tgz
  > bash-2.01$ gcc -v
  > Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/powerpc-linux/egcs-2.91.57/specs
  > gcc version egcs-2.91.57 19980901 (egcs-1.1 release)
  > The problem appears whenever -fgcse is used, and disappears at any
  > optimization level with -fno-gcse.
I believe this bug has been fixed for the egcs-1.1.1 release.

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