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Re: (fwd) 5.8.2 on itanium

TJ Saunders
November 18, 2003 23:39
Re: (fwd) 5.8.2 on itanium
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On Thu, 13 Nov 2003 16:05:08 +0100, "H.Merijn Brand" <>

> Someone is trying to build perl-5.8.2 on HP-UX 11.23 (itanium) and is
> facing problems. I don't have access to Itanium architecture machines


> E -lperl -lcl -lpthread -lnsl -lnm -ldl -ldld -lm -lsec -lc
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/src/perl-5.8.2 ./miniperl -w -Ilib -MExporter
> -e '<?>' || gmake minitest
> /bin/sh: 13992 Memory fault(coredump)
> Lowering the optimization level does not have any effect.

FWIW, I've been able to successfully compile perl-5.8.2 on HP-UX 11.22 
using gcc-3.2.  I ran into the same symptom as above, and found that 
disabling gcc's optimization entirely, via -Doptimize=-O0 (or -Uoptimize), 
got rid of the coredumps.

Hope this helps,

 TJ <>
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