libgcj/5846: gcj compile fails on comments-only file

hin@alma.com hin@alma.com
Tue Mar 5 13:16:00 GMT 2002


>Number:         5846
>Category:       libgcj
>Synopsis:       gcj compile fails on comments-only file
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    unassigned
>State:          open
>Class:          rejects-legal
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Mar 05 13:16:00 PST 2002
>Closed-Date:
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     John K. Hinsdale
>Release:        3.0.4
>Organization:
Alma Mater Software, Inc.
>Environment:
System: Linux van-halen 2.4.10 #1 Mon Dec 24 07:29:46 EST 2001 i686 unknown
Architecture: i686
host: i686-pc-linux-gnu
build: i686-pc-linux-gnu
target: i686-pc-linux-gnu
configured with: ./configure 
>Description:
	When compiling a Java source file that consists only of comments,
	gcj gets a segmentation fault.
>How-To-Repeat:
	Make a java source file with one or more lines of comments:
		// This is a comment in myfile.java
		/* This is also
			a comment */
	When you compile it, e.g.,:
		gcj -c -g myfile.java
	gcj will seg fault.
>Fix:
	Workaround:
	Don't include the file in one's compilation.  However, a big
	system might want to be configured in such a away
	that results in source files ending up having all
	comments.  It's convenient at times to comment out an
	entire file when developing.
>Release-Note:
>Audit-Trail:
>Unformatted:



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