5.0.1 test failures on alphaev56-dec-osf4.0g (Tru64)

Daniel Richard G. skunk at iSKUNK.ORG
Mon Sep 6 04:13:38 CEST 2010

On Sun, 2010 Sep  5 20:57+0200, Torbjorn Granlund wrote:
> The exact same errors with both compilers?  That's very odd, since
> this tyype of failires almost always are compiler bugs.

The exact same failures, indeed: t-hgcd, t-invert and t-div.

> Did you 'make distclean' between builds?

Even better: separate non-srcdir build trees.

> We perform regression testing using freebsd's "gcc version 4.2.5
> 20090325 (prerelease)".
> You don't say which gcc you used, and we don't have osf4 access, so
> there is nothing we can do to isolate this problem.

The GCC build used 4.4.2.

GDB is available on this system; is there any information I can provide
to help track this down?

I am trying to build GCC 4.5.1 on this system, and the Fortran
compiler segfaults during the bootstrap process. I believe this issue
is the culprit.


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