alpha bug

Jeffrey A Law
Mon May 31 21:06:00 GMT 1999

  In message < >you write:
  > On Sun, May 16, 1999 at 01:46:05PM -0600, Jeffrey A Law wrote:
  > > This prevents the alpha-osf port from bootstrapping.
  > > 
  > > fnmatch.c: In function `fnmatch':
  > > fnmatch.c:223: Internal compiler error in `get_aligned_mem'
  > This is a known problem, reported by Kaveh about a month ago now.  I've
  > been trying to figure out how to fix this without re-breaking the other
  > test case that prompted the change at the same time.
  > My current favourite is spill widening, which would remove almost all of
  > the hair the alpha port has with reload.  But there are as yet some
  > unresolved issues I was going over with Wilson.  I should probably bring
  > you into the loop on that one...
What's the chance of getting this fixed reasonably soon.  The alpha-osf
port doesn't even bootstrap, not a good situation to be in given that we
need to branch for the release.


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