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patch #8235: ax_gcc_archflag.m4 recognizes ultrasparc IIi as ultrasparc3, which is wrong

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Submitted:  Sat 09 Nov 2013 11:01:20 AM UTC
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  Done
Assigned to:  simons Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Closed
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Tue 10 Dec 2013 08:56:34 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Pushed commit c7d7dedf0402b260c15c175f66a9273494aca2f3. Thank you very much for the patch!

Peter Simons <simons>
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Mon 11 Nov 2013 07:40:54 PM UTC, comment #1: 

This patch adds a dependency on "sed", so I guess that AC_REQUIRE([AC_PROG_SED]) should be added, too.

Steven, how do you feel about this change?

(file #29597)

Peter Simons <simons>
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Sat 09 Nov 2013 11:01:20 AM UTC, original submission:  

This problem was reported to the libffi project, along with a proposed patch.

Shigeharu TAKENO -email is unavailable- via

1:49 AM (4 hours ago)

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shige 11/09 2013

I use Solaris 10 on an UltraSPARC-IIi machine. The configure
script of libffi-3.0.13 recognizes the cpu to ultrasparc3, but it
is not correct because "UltraSPARC-IIi" should be identified as
ultrasparc (IIi is not III). The following patch may fix the

----- From here -----
diff -uN libffi-3.0.13/configure.ORG libffi-3.0.13/configure
--- libffi-3.0.13/configure.ORG 2013-03-18 07:36:19.000000000 +0900
+++ libffi-3.0.13/configure     2013-11-08 18:55:24.797500000 +0900
@@ -12811,7 +12811,7 @@

      cputype=`(((grep cpu /proc/cpuinfo | cut -d: -f2) ; ($PRTDIAG -v |grep -i sparc) ; grep -i cpu /var/run/dmesg.boot ) | head -n 1) 2> /dev/null`
-     cputype=`echo "$cputype" | tr -d ' -' |tr $as_cr_LETTERS $as_cr_letters`
+     cputype=`echo "$cputype" | tr -d ' -' | sed 's/SPARCIIi/SPARCII/' |tr $as_cr_LETTERS $as_cr_letters`
      case $cputype in
          ultrasparciv) ax_gcc_arch="ultrasparc4 ultrasparc3 ultrasparc v9" ;;
          ultrasparciii) ax_gcc_arch="ultrasparc3 ultrasparc v9" ;;
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 Shigeharu TAKENO     NIigata Institute of Technology
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