[arch-general] gcc broken - Arch specific, applying optimization incorrectly - may explain unexplained problems

Carsten Mattner carstenmattner at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 07:49:53 UTC 2018

On 3/13/18, PkmX via arch-general <arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> AFAIK this is the exact case of gcc bugzilla #84607:
> https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=84607
> As this is an upstream bug this should affect all distributions, maybe
> the commenter on Debian is using 7.3.1 so he can't reproduce the
> issue?

Let's not forget that Debian is patch happy (as is Ubuntu, logically),
especially for gcc. Mostly for good reason but quite a bit is too
many diffs:


It's quite possible that the snapshot plus diffs fixes/hides the bug
on Debian. Fedora is another distro that is very happy to carry
many diffs for some packages. Thinks of the version string like
git-gc-7.3.1+dirty in mainstream distros. It's like a downstream

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