egcs-20000114 - internal compiler error compiling XEmacs

Alexandre Oliva
Thu Jan 27 23:29:00 GMT 2000

On Jan 28, 2000, Zack Weinberg <> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 27, 2000 at 10:13:35PM -0800, Martin Buchholz wrote:
>> The combination gcc + --enable-cpplib when compiling XEmacs src/elhash.c
>> crashes gcc in the following way:
>> gcc -O3 -Wreturn-type ==> crash
>> gcc -O -Wreturn-type ==> no crash
>> gcc -O3 ==> no crash

> [...]
>> (martin@lasker) /xemacs/build/moS/src $ /hack/import/egcs-20000124/inst/linux-libc2/bin/gcc -v -c -O3 -Wreturn-type -Demacs -I. -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I/usr/local/include -I/usr/X11R6/include /xemacs/ws/dev/src/elhash.c

> Please do this again with -save-temps added to the command line, and
> mail us elhash.i (compress it first, it'll be huge).

I don't think that's necessary.  I've already posted a patch for a bug
that triggered on very similar conditions during bootstrap with -O3.

Martin, will you please test the patch at

It hasn't been installed on CVS yet, because nobody approved it.

Alexandre Oliva IC-Unicamp, Bra[sz]il
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