1 GCC regressions, 1 new, with your patch on 2001-07-21T09:30:01Z.

Geoff Keating geoffk@geoffk.org
Mon Jul 23 22:11:00 GMT 2001


> Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 17:49:36 -0400
> From: Andrew Cagney <ac131313@cygnus.com>

> >> The new failures are:
> >> native gdb.sum gdb.base/selftest.exp:
> > 
> > 
> > This was interesting.  After two months, the GCC tree has finally been
> > stable for long enough for the tester to try to update its binutils
> > tree.  Unfortunately, this means it updates its _sources_, and it
> > turns out that selftest.exp requires you keep around the old gdb
> > sources so it can debug itself.
> > 
> > Since selftest.exp doesn't really test the compiler at all, I have
> > disabled it.
> 
> 
> I'm not sure what you mean,
> 
> As far as I know, selftest uses the just built native GDB to test the 
> just built native GDB.  The test being skipped when the just built GDB 
> isn't native (it doesn't make sense).  I think GCC should retain the 
> test since it is testing GDB against a very large program.

There is no "just-built" gdb.  GCC is tested against a known-working
gdb, built with the system compiler.

-- 
- Geoffrey Keating <geoffk@geoffk.org>



More information about the Gcc-regression mailing list