Re: [Gc] Powerpc/m68k/freebsd issue running test_stack

Ivan Maidanski ivmai at
Sat Jul 14 02:54:28 PDT 2012

Hi Ian,

I fixed build problem with kfreebsd/i386: (push to master and to - will go to v7.2d release including that of bdwgc)

I'll try to find the problem with test_malloc on kfreebsd/i386.

I can't access ppc and m68k platforms, so it would be good if someone else prepares the patches.


Tue, 3 Jul 2012 11:16:29 -0700 Ian Wienand <ian at>:
> Hi,
> We've received Debian bug #680100 [1] that test_stack is spinning out
> on powerpc. There is also a possibly related bug with test_stack
> seeming to give a bus error on m68k [2], and on i386 with the freebsd
> kernel [3].
> The change that you pushed the other day should only have affected
> ia64; so I think what we're seeing here is an existing issue just
> showing up because the recent update has made libatomic-ops rebuild on
> all these architectures. The freebsd one pre-dates recent changes...
> Maybe these are related, or maybe not. It would be great if anyone
> with these architectures could duplicate the problem to give us some
> more clues.
> -i
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]
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