> As this is a sparc64, with 8-byte alignment requirements, I’m guessing that’s
> the issue. Many a piece of software has failed to respect that and crashed.
> But, I’m not sure.
> Does anyone have any suggestions? I’ve built it locally (via ports), so if
> there are compiler options I can/should try, I certainly can try.
On what specific hardware you are running FreeBSD/sparc64? I have some old Sun
lying around with UltraSPARC-III and UltraSPARC-IIIi processors. Maybe I need
to power them
up again so that we can run some tests on big-endian machine ourself.