egcs 1.1b sparc Solaris 5.5.1 optimsation failure

Alexandre Oliva
Thu Sep 17 11:42:00 GMT 1998

H J Lu <> writes:

>> Mark Phillips <> writes:

>> > I am running Solaris 5.5.1 on a Sparstation 5. The assembler is from
>> > binutils 2.8.1 as is the ld.

>> binutils 2.9 or newer is required for some C++ exception handling
>> issues, but that's not your problem.  

> Well, all the current official binutils from the FSF have an exception
> optimization bug.

I'm aware of the problems on alpha, but I haven't noticed any problem
on neither sparc no x86 with binutils 2.9.1.  At least, they're not
detected by the testsuite.

Alexandre Oliva
Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP, Brasil

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