EGCS optimizer bug?

A.J. Rossini
25 Oct 1998 20:38:55 -0800

Peter Dalgaard BSA <> writes:

> The current development version dies in qbeta() when compiled with
> egcs -O, egcs 1.0.2 and glibc 2.0.7 (RedHat versions). Since this also
> kill the F and t distributions, it doesn't exactly do wonders for R's
> usefulness...
> Anyone else seeing this or has my setup just gone out of whack? It
> does look pretty much like a clear compiler bug when inlining math
> functions (storing temporaries offset from %ebx, but no setting of
> %ebx register to anything useful...)

At what optimization?  I've had various problems with older versions
of EGCS (and have gone back to gcc 2.7.2 except when I must have
reasonable c++ features)


A.J. Rossini			
Rsrch Asst. Professor				Senior Biostatistician
Biostatistics, University of Washington		Epimetrics Corporation
Center for AIDS Research
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