Kaffe requires -g

Archie Cobbs archie at whistle.com
Fri Feb 25 12:39:49 PST 2000

Patrick Tullmann writes:
> > >   -O1 fails
> > 
> > Which platform?  Which compiler?  What is the symptom?
> Sorry, I was running with the assumption that this was a long-standing
> problem.   Here are the platforms/gcc's I just checked:
> FreeBSD 3.0++, gcc
> Linux 2.2.12, egcs-2.91.66
> FreeBSD 3.0++, gcc 2.95.2
> The symptom is almost all of the regression tests fail, during Kaffe's
> initialization.  A gdb backtrace shows that Kaffe is blowing up in the
> first call into Java code.  If I remember correctly, the problem is in
> sysdepCallMethod().  Something about all the registers being used and
> gcc not being able to incorporate the an asm() block.... I think.

I'd be interested if this problem was solved by upgrading from
FreeBSD 3.0++ to FreeBSD 3.4.

I've heard reports that on some older FreeBSD systems the kaffe
port doesn't work -- same symptoms you describe, and probably the
same bug.


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