other/9830: [pch] not working on Solaris 9

Michael Teske mteske@csksoftware.com
Tue Feb 25 09:41:00 GMT 2003

On Monday 24 February 2003 21:12, Geoff Keating wrote:

[Patch snipped]

> >     addr = mmap (mmi.preferred_base, mmi.size,
> >               PROT_READ | PROT_WRITE, MAP_PRIVATE,
> >                fileno (f), mmi.offset);
> This patch is unsafe in general, because it might map the PCH file
> over some other memory that's in use (like a shared object).

oops, yes. That might explain why I get an ICE whan trying to use a 
complicated pch file...

> Can you work out why Solaris isn't mapping the PCH at the requested
> address?

As I saw it in gdb, Solaris seems to always return 
(mmi.preferred_base + mmi.offset) as addr. I'll try what happens if I pass 
mmi.preferred_base-mmi.offset as the first parameter (if MAP_FIXED is not 
BTW, as I did not mess around editing gcc's source before: Is it ok to do just 
a "make quickstrap", ignore the complains of a difference between stage2 and 
3 and use this compiler? Or did I miss some developer make targets?


Michael Teske
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