Libjava test failure Was: [PATCH] microblaze: Use 'SI' instead of 'VOID' for operand 1 of 'call_value_intern'

Andrew Haley
Mon Oct 6 13:54:00 GMT 2014

On 10/06/2014 02:53 PM, Chen Gang wrote:
> On 10/6/14 16:37, Andrew Haley wrote:
>> On 06/10/14 05:08, Chen Gang wrote:
>>> After try normal configure, get almost the same result, I guess, our
>>> testsuite under Darwin x86_64 is OK.
>>> If no any additional reply within a week, I shall continue to try to
>>> analyze the libjava Throw_2 issue.
>> Throw_2 is a test specially contrived to detect segfaults that are
>> not being correctly detected and turned into NullPointerException()s.
>> A failure indicates that the segfault signal handler is broken.
> OK, thank, at present, it passes compiling (can generate 'Throw_2.exe'),
> and after run it without any parameters, "1" is printed, but "2" is not
> printed.
> Under Fedora 20 x86_64, the same gcc code, it is OK ("2" can be printed),
> but under Darwin x86_64, it is "Abort trap: 6" instead of. The related
> code: "try{Double.parseDouble(str());}catch", and "str(){return null;}".
> And I shall continue to try to analyze it (within this month), and 
> welcome any additional ideas, suggestions, and completion for it, 

Not every platform supports unwinding through signal handlers.  In x86
Linux there is some very clever code which interacts with the kernel to
allow this.


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