[fpc-devel] Compiling for libgdb, and using make -j on larger SPARC systems

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-devel at telemetry.co.uk
Sun Aug 11 15:15:18 CEST 2013

Sven Barth wrote:
> On 09.08.2013 19:05, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>> Sven Barth wrote:
>>>> So you changed the "len = 0" to "len <= 0"? Then this is very strange,
>>>> because that almost surely shouldn't happen. Could you please print
>>>> somehow (either debugging or Writeln) the value of left.resultdef.typ
>>>> (yes, without "e" at the end!) when len <= 0? Then we could at least
>>>> check which def produces problematic results here (is suspect records,
>>>> but just to be sure).
>>> On the other hand the only def that I've found so far that does indeed
>>> return -1 in certain cases is the array... hmm...
>> Noting Pierre's comments from earlier, TIntRegs contains arrays for
>> SPARC and PPC (and also for the catch-all case) but not for i386 or 68k.
> It seems to be a bug in the Sparc code generator nevertheless, because 
> the IDE compiles (not assembles/links though :P ) using a Sparc cross 
> compiler...

Hold on: the IDE without libgdb compiles OK natively on SPARC. It's only 
adding libgdb which screws things.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
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