XFAILing gcc.c-torture/execute/mayalias-2.c -O3 -g (PR 28834)

Hans-Peter Nilsson hp@bitrange.com
Thu Mar 15 08:58:00 GMT 2007


On Wed, 14 Mar 2007, Joe Buck wrote:
> If we allow XFAILing tests that ICE, it should be an extremely rare thing.
> I worry that once the precedent is set, the number of XFAIL ICEs will
> go up with time, making it more likely that users will experience
> compiler crashes.

What's so bad about an ICE compared to e.g. wrong-code?
The latter is IMNSHO much much worse.
Is it just the technical matter of xfailing it or is there a
*logical* reason that I've missed in this discussion and elsewere?

brgds, H-P



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