analysis #2: alpha bootstrap failure on mainline

Roger Sayle roger@www.eyesopen.com
Sat May 10 02:18:00 GMT 2003


On Thu, 8 May 2003, Richard Henderson wrote:
> On Wed, May 07, 2003 at 12:13:46PM -0600, Roger Sayle wrote:
> > .libs/libgcj.la-4.o: branch relocation out-of-range, bad object file
> > produced, can't branch from 0x3ffbfd1b518 to 0xfffffffffffffffc
>
> I'm tracking this down.  It appears that the Java front end lies
> to the backend about whether a particular routine is present in
> the current translation unit.

Hi Richard,

Just to let you know that your patch to the java front-end:
http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2003-05/msg00720.html
does indeed fix the Tru64 bootstrap failure.  With this patch
installed I can once again build libjava on alphaev67-dec-osf5.1.

Roger
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