buglibffcall - foreign function call libraries - Bugs: bug #22095, Possibly wrong code on hppa/ia64

 
 

bug #22095: Possibly wrong code on hppa/ia64

Submitted by:  Hubert Chathi <uhoreg>
Submitted on:  Wed 23 Jan 2008 09:10:55 PM UTC  
 
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Bruno Haible <haible>
Open/Closed: Open

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Wed 23 Jan 2008 09:10:55 PM UTC, original submission:

I received the following bug report via the Debian Bug Tracking System (http://bugs.debian.org/457930):

I recently compiled ffcall with a snapshot for 4.3 on hppa and got an
internal compiler error. Upstream fixed this bug, but he also had
some comments about ffcall (namely about trampoline.c):

"I have to say that the code in the original testcase is probably very
wrong for hppa. Like ia64, function pointers point to function
descriptors (when the plabel bit is set). The function descriptor
also may point to a stub and not the function code."
(this is from <http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=34525>)

Maybe that's something you can investigate; hopefully the ia64 and
hppa porters can provide some help.

Hubert Chathi <uhoreg>

 

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