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Re: Problems compiling 1.7.0 on redhat el4 64bit

From: Hyrum K Wright <hyrum.wright_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 11:56:26 -0500

On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 10:25 AM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Where do we stand on this?  I have not seen anyone propose the obvious fix
> which would be to reverse the commit that caused the problem.  Do we really
> need this optimization if it can segfault with the wrong compiler settings?
> As mentioned before, we saw this same problem in the Linux RPM's that we
> provide.  Currently we are working around it by doing the build on RHEL 5
> and dropping support for RHEL 4, but obviously the preferred solution for us
> would be to continue to support RHEL 4.

I don't think we should revert this change, as it's a symptom of a
compiler bug. If my understanding of this thread is correct, you
could just disable optimizations for your RHEL 4 builds, and things
should work, no?


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