[arch-dev-public] gcc 4.5 bug - what to do?

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Jul 20 19:20:17 EDT 2010

On 21/07/10 06:52, Firmicus wrote:
> Hi guys,
> Yesterday I had bug report on a segfaulting binary for x86_64 that ships
> with texlive-bin in testing:
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/20199
> I have reported the bug upstream:
> https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=3031498&group_id=145640&atid=762580
> and as suspected it turned out to be a bug with gcc 4.5:
> http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=45008
> Now this means I have no means to include a working binary of dvisvgm
> for x86_64 in texlive-bin until that bug is resolved, since I cannot
> rely on gcc 4.4.x and no patch is available...
> What is the procedure you guys follow is such situations?

File a bug and I will try and fix it.   It seems to work on gcc trunk so 
it is possible that there is a simple backport to the gcc-4.5 branch.


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