Re: mdemo ltdl failure

2007-04-26 Thread Ralf Wildenhues
Hi Charles, Bruno, * Charles Wilson wrote on Thu, Apr 26, 2007 at 07:34:56AM CEST: Attached. Re-ran *all* of the tests described here: http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/libtool-patches/2007-04/msg00073.html with identical results. Thank you for patching and testing, and thanks to Bruno for

Re: mdemo ltdl failure

2007-04-25 Thread Ralf Wildenhues
[ http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.gnu.libtool.patches/7314/focus=7498 ] Thanks Charles for all your work on this. I installed this path into Libtool HEAD, and pulled the changes over to gnulib. Here's what the gnulib patch looks like. Cheers, Ralf 2007-04-25 Charles Wilson [EMAIL

Re: mdemo ltdl failure

2007-04-25 Thread Charles Wilson
Charles Wilson wrote: I'll generate and test an additional patch addressing Bruno's concerns. Attached. Re-ran *all* of the tests described here: http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/libtool-patches/2007-04/msg00073.html with identical results. I did not bump the argz.m4 serial again (I'm not

Re: mdemo ltdl failure

2007-04-24 Thread Charles Wilson
Ralf Wildenhues wrote: * Charles Wilson wrote on Fri, Apr 20, 2007 at 12:25:27AM CEST: Ralf suggests testing this patch on solaris. I can't, but if Ralf does then I expect that the results will be the same as (4) and (5). Done. AS_CASE was a problem, as it's not in Autoconf-2.59. !!! I

Re: mdemo ltdl failure

2007-04-19 Thread Ralf Wildenhues
Hi Charles, * Charles Wilson wrote on Thu, Apr 19, 2007 at 03:02:08AM CEST: This is because the test is just too ugly for words, not to mention brittle. Trying to tease out malloc issues outside of a dedicated malloc testsuite is just plain silly. I think the biggest problem with the

Re: mdemo ltdl failure

2007-04-19 Thread Charles Wilson
Ralf Wildenhues wrote: * Charles Wilson wrote: This is because the test is just too ugly for words, not to mention brittle. Trying to tease out malloc issues outside of a dedicated malloc testsuite is just plain silly. I think the biggest problem with the previous patch was that it was

Re: mdemo ltdl failure

2007-04-19 Thread Ralf Wildenhues
* Charles Wilson wrote on Thu, Apr 19, 2007 at 08:08:41PM CEST: Ralf Wildenhues wrote: It's a good choice of testing, and should be done again with the final patch. Plus one test on Solaris with its /bin/sh. (Just noting this, I can probably do these tests then.) will do for linux

Re: mdemo ltdl failure

2007-04-19 Thread Ralf Wildenhues
* Charles Wilson wrote on Thu, Apr 19, 2007 at 08:08:41PM CEST: --- libltdl/m4/argz.m4 25 Mar 2006 11:05:02 - 1.3 +++ libltdl/m4/argz.m4 17 Mar 2007 06:09:50 - [...] +os_ver=$(uname -r | $SED -e 's,^\([[0123456789\.]]*\).*,\1,') +

Re: mdemo ltdl failure

2007-04-19 Thread Charles Wilson
Hopefully the attached patch addresses all comments...Recapping: The argz functions (specifically, argz_insert) supplied by cygwin are buggy, in wierd use-dependent malloc-related ways. I've already submitted a patch to newlib to fix that error which has been accepted

Re: mdemo ltdl failure

2007-04-19 Thread Charles Wilson
Charles Wilson wrote: Under case (1), currently running the new-style testsuite. Will report that later in a follow-up message. I expect the following: 14: Java convenience archives FAILED (convenience.at:273) 16: Link order of deplibs. FAILED (link-order2.at:129) 49: Run

Re: mdemo ltdl failure

2007-04-18 Thread Charles Wilson
Charles Wilson wrote: Charles Wilson wrote: Charles Wilson wrote: I'll whip up a patch and post it to the newlib list. So, I posted the following: http://sourceware.org/ml/newlib/2007/msg00271.html However, there's no telling how long it'll be before a new cygwin kernel is released that

Re: mdemo ltdl failure

2007-04-18 Thread Bob Friesenhahn
On Wed, 18 Apr 2007, Charles Wilson wrote: [snip long description of ugly runtime test] See http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/libtool-patches/2007-03/msg00030.html After discussion with Bob F, I've reimplemented this fix without the actual runtime test. Instead, if $host_os is cygwin, and

Re: mdemo ltdl failure

2007-04-18 Thread Charles Wilson
Bob Friesenhahn wrote: On Wed, 18 Apr 2007, Charles Wilson wrote: [snip long description of ugly runtime test] See http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/libtool-patches/2007-03/msg00030.html After discussion with Bob F, I've reimplemented this fix without the actual runtime test. Instead, if

RE: mdemo ltdl failure

2007-03-16 Thread Dave Korn
On 16 March 2007 15:35, Charles Wilson wrote: Well, it's failing all the time for me, but I'm not sure it's a segfault. What does Hangup mean, when reported by the shell after executing the app: Good question, I don't know. It means SIGHUP. I've (almost) tracked down the error: it is

Re: mdemo ltdl failure

2007-03-16 Thread Charles Wilson
Well, once I got the cygwin1.dbg stuff worked out, it was pretty easy to track down: it is a bug in newlib's argz_insert: Charles Wilson wrote: Here's the code from newlib's argz_insert: error_t _DEFUN (argz_insert, (argz, argz_len, before, entry), char **argz _AND size_t

mdemo ltdl failure (was: export.at failure on MinGW)

2007-03-07 Thread Ralf Wildenhues
A (very small) progress report. On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 11:02:01PM +0100, Ralf Wildenhues wrote: * Charles Wilson wrote on Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 05:42:50AM CET: Ralf Wildenhues wrote: The only thing that's then still worrying me is that on Cygwin, the mdemo and mdemo_static programs