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Re: [Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-devel] [PULL 16/20] target/arm: Use vector infrastr
Re: [Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-devel] [PULL 16/20] target/arm: Use vector infrastructure for aa64 compares
Thu, 5 Apr 2018 07:06:08 +0200
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On 05.04.2018 02:54, Richard Henderson wrote:
> On 04/05/2018 10:07 AM, Richard Henderson wrote:
>> On 04/05/2018 02:49 AM, Emilio G. Cota wrote:
>>> 1. grab this binary:
>>> 2. run it on a PowerPC host with:
>>> $ aarch64-linux-user/qemu-aarch64 nbench-aarch64 -V
>>> Note: the "-V" (or "-v") flag is important! Without it, there's no segfault.
>> How quickly? I did not see one up until it exited for lack of NNET.DAT.
>> I will note that I am using gcc 7.2 on gcc112
>> Are you using gcc 4.8.5, and is commit 74912f6dad in your tree?
>> That commit might have made a difference...
> Bah. I confirm that it doesn't, and that the test still fails.
> Since qemu does work on the same host when built with gcc 7.2, I can only
> this failure on a compiler bug wrt gcc 4.8 on ppc64.
> I have not tracked down exactly what's going wrong, and probably won't unless
> someone feels that it's worthwhile. This only begs the question of whether we
> should blacklist this compiler entirely. Certainly it's old enough that it's
> probably not worth fixing.
GCC 4.8 is still used in enterprise distros like RHEL7 and AFAIK also in
SLES 12 ... so blacklisting this compiler does not sound like a good
idea to me.
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