On Sun, Aug 08, 2010 at 10:27:05AM +1000, Mark Purcell wrote:
> This is a pain as we have turned on the check tests target in -2, and
> it is only failing on sparc with a bus error, so I suspect it isn't
> the code, but rather the stress of the tests. I have forwarded to
> google to see if they have a view.

No, it most likely is the code.  On sparc, a bus error almost always
means an unaligned memory access.  Accessing an n-byte quantity must
happen at a memory address that is a multiple of n.  You may want to use
a sparc porter machine to see where the fault occurs and fix it.

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