crash in config.guess on Power Mac G5 under Mac OS X 10.4.6
tege at swox.com
Fri May 19 01:24:14 CEST 2006
> Bizarre. How can such naughty behaviour be avoided?
This is a feature: CrashReporter's developer mode (not enabled by
default, but I like it very much, as I can now know when a process
has crashed). See:
No, it's not a feature, it's a bug. :-)
> Can you tell what in cnfig.guess triggers the crash?
The exception was EXC_BAD_INSTRUCTION. Then, I don't know, except
that the standard config.guess doesn't crash.
OK, I think I see what is going on. The mfpvr instruction causes
a protection fault on Mac, AIX, and NietBSD, as mentioned in a
comment in config.guess.
I doubt there is any good fix for this. You asked to have popup
window for every Unix signal, and you get what you ask for.
I can't currently
check more closely, because my Power Mac died last night (probably
the power supply) :( and I'm off for the next two weeks.
Perhaps config.guess triggered a self-destruct *feature* of your
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