[fpc-devel] Lazarus problems with current FPC 1.9.7

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Fri Jan 28 19:29:38 CET 2005

> Mattias Gaertner wrote:
>> Since a week I get strange, sporadic errors with current fpc.
>> For example:
>> TMainIDE.DoSaveAll
>> Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
>> $0a9a0c08 in ?? ()
>> (gdb) bt
>> #0  $0a9a0c08 in ?? ()
>> First symbol in segment of executable not a source symbol
>> That's why I think, it's a compiler bug.
>> I get strange string bug. For example strings containing values of other
>> strings.
>> With memcheck I can't reproduce it and see no bugs.
>> Also, saving xml files is much slower.
>> Any ideas, how I can help you to find the bug?
> Another maybe related problem. If I make cycle on windows with starting
> compiler from fpc 1.0.10, ppc1 is wrong/corrupt and can't even produce a
> version number: ppc1 -iV exits with a stackdump.

I guess that one is related to the use of SysUtils in the compiler. It has
no impact on the code produced the 1.9.7. In the mean time use 1.9.4 or
1.9.6 to bootstrap 1.9.7

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