core dump on 0.64.2 SPARC/Solaris 2.6 in eigen (PR#223)

Kurt Hornik
Mon, 12 Jul 1999 15:56:15 +0200 (CEST)

>>>>> Martyn Plummer writes:

> On 12-Jul-99 Kurt Hornik wrote:
>>>>>>> ripley  writes:
>>> The remedy (as usual) seems to be not to optimize when compiling eigen.f
>>> under egcs-1.1.2.
>> Should we special-case this into configure?

> To work around a compiler bug? The obvious disadvantage of this is
> that you won't easily find out when the bug is fixed.  There was an
> egcs optimization bug on Alpha which is now fixed, but that was never
> taken care of by configure.

O.k., won't change configure then ...

> For Linux on Sparc, I have put the fix in the spec file for the RPM,
> where it remains quite visible and can be tested periodically.


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