egcs/linux networking problem isolated
Tue Apr 13 17:31:00 GMT 1999
On Tue, 13 Apr 1999, Jeffrey A Law wrote:
> In message < Pine.LNX.firstname.lastname@example.org >
> you write:
> > Anyway, to cut a long story short, after much recompiling with gcc-2.7.2
> > and egcs, I narrowed the problem down to a memcpy in
Maybe I should have explained here that by "narrowed down", I mean that I
can compile just ip_output() from linux-2.2.5/net/ipv4/ip_output.c with
egcs, and the rest of the kernel with gcc-2.7.2, and reproduce a buggy
kernel. Examining the code produced by egcs makes me suspect the memcpy.
> > linux/net/ipv4/ip_output.c
> Err, I fixed this back in late March. At least a bug that sounds so similar
> it's scary.
This was using cvs Apr 12 12:30 UTC. I guess there still is a possibility
of some dependent egcs file not being remade for some reason.
(Oh yeah, anyone who wants preprocessed files etc., just email me and I'll
happily send them to you.)
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