On Fri, Feb 02, 2018 at 10:12:24PM +0000, Sergei Trofimovich wrote:
> The strace breakage looks like that:
> ./strace: get_regs: get_regs_error: Input/output error
> It happens because ia64 needs to load unwind tables
> to read certain registers. Unwind tables fail to load
> due to GCC quirk on the following code:
> extern char __end_unwind;
> const struct unw_table_entry *end = (struct unw_table_entry *)table_end;
> table->end = segment_base + end[-1].end_offset;
> GCC does not generate correct code for this single memory
> reference after constant propagation (see https://gcc.gnu.org/PR84184).
I'm not seeing this ... probably because I build with
a pre-historic 4.3.4 version of gcc.
Do you know which version(s) are affected? I'm not looking
for an exhaustive list, just the one on which you found this
would be good.