crash in config.guess on Power Mac G5 under Mac OS X 10.4.6

Vincent Lefevre vincent at
Fri May 19 02:15:19 CEST 2006

On 2006-05-19 01:24:14 +0200, Torbjorn Granlund wrote:
> 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.

Why not avoiding to use it with these OS's?

> You asked to have popup window for every Unix signal, and you get
> what you ask for.

Not for every signal (SIGQUIT isn't even concerned), only those that
are generally caused by a crash. But a crash is a bug.

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