FYI: kaffe fails to compile
gback at cs.utah.edu
Sun Apr 11 13:31:16 PDT 1999
> On Apr 11, 1999, Godmar Back <gback at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> > My experience is that is does not compile with egcs.
> Actually, it doesn't compile with a broken glibc that uses invalid asm
> statements in optimized macros for ANSI-C Standard functions. Older
> gcc's used to silently generate bad code; egcs now emits error and
> refuses to compile them. The problems are fixed in recent releases of
> glibc, but there are still some old versions around.
> > This needs to be fixed in Kaffe.
> I don't think so, unless we're talking about different things. I've
> been compiling Kaffe with egcs for quite a long time, and it has never
> been a problem for me.
Hmmm, I thought I was getting error messages in Kaffe's sysdepCallmethods.
But you're right, the RH 5.2 dist I've been trying it on only has an old
2.0.x glibc. I'll check on it again.
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