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Re: [perl #24550] 5.8.2 build and test failure on red hat 7.3

From:
Nicholas Clark
Date:
December 2, 2003 13:07
Subject:
Re: [perl #24550] 5.8.2 build and test failure on red hat 7.3
Message ID:
20031202210411.GZ11153@plum.flirble.org
On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 03:57:16PM -0500, Andy Dougherty wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Dec 2003, David Nicol wrote:

> > make runs a while and ends with this:
> >
> > ./miniperl -Ilib configpm configpm.tmp
> > make[2]: *** [lib/Config.pm] Error 9
> 
> Ok, this is a sign that your miniperl has some serious trouble.  I don't
> know what, specifically, errno 9 (Bad File Number) is telling us, but it's
> definitely not good.

Are you sure that that's not exit status 9 (SEGV) ?

> > Summary of my perl5 (revision 5.0 version 8 subversion 2) configuration:
> >   Platform:
> >     osname=linux, osvers=2.6.0-test7, archname=i686-linux
> 
> >     gccversion='2.96 20000731 (Red Hat Linux 7.2 2.96-112.7.2)',
> 
> >     gnulibc_version='2.2.4'
> 
> One vague possibility that comes to mind is that you are using a
> pre-release test 2.6.0 kernel on a rather old system (glibc-2.2.4 and
> gcc-2.96). Are you *sure* that this kernel and this libc work well
> together?

Is the gcc-2.96 the most recent that RedHat released? A lot of projects
found problems with the optimiser in the earlier releases. If you disable
optimisation (or just -Doptimize=-O1) does it work?

Nicholas Clark



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