[Gc] mips support broken in gc-7.x

Thiemo Seufer ths at networkno.de
Mon Jun 2 00:55:12 PDT 2008


Christian Thalinger wrote:
> [Resending this one.]
> 
> On Thu, 2008-05-29 at 18:58 +0100, Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> > I'm not sure what the problem is you see, but Debian has a seperately
> > packaged libatomic-ops which carries patches for mips, m68k, powerpc
> > and x86 PIC code. Maybe all of those are still not integrated upstream?
> 
> Seems so.
> 
> > 
> > I attach the potentially relevant parts of the Debian patchset to this
> > mail.
> 
> I applied the MIPS patch to the current CVS, cross-compiled it and ran
> it on a Debian Etch box, getting:
> 
> $ ./gctest 
> Getcontext failed: Use another register retrieval method?
> Aborted
> 
> Any idea?  Am I missing a patch?

I can reproduce the problem here (with current Debian/unstable).


Thiemo


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