any problems with gcc 3.0/3.1 and compiling 2.4.18 on ppc?

Franz Sirl Franz.Sirl-kernel at
Wed Apr 3 06:33:49 EST 2002

On Tuesday 02 April 2002 22:22, Andrew Bradley wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> I recently built the  2.4.18+patch kernel (patch details where on
> using "gcc version 2.95.3 20010319 (2.95.4
> CVS + prerelease/franzo/20010912)" with out a hitch.
> But my main goal is to use g++ 3.x as my default compiler to mimic GCC
> 3.0.2 on my solaris and linux systems I be using since November.
> I tried  ( and found that there seems
> to be an intermittent crash with the compiler.
> I also tried building many of the snap shots. My last try was
> gcc-20020318.
> The Intermittent crashes sometimes go a way when I retry.
> stage1/xgcc -Bstage1/ -B/usr/local/powerpc-unknown-linux-gnu/bin/ -c
> -DIN_GCC    -g -O2 -W -Wall -Wwrite-strings -Wstrict-prototypes
> -Wmissing-prototypes -Wtradi
> ../../gcc-20020318/gcc/expmed.c: In function `expand_mult':
> ../../gcc-20020318/gcc/expmed.c:2574: internal error: Segmentation fault
> Please submit a full bug report,
> with preprocessed source if appropriate.
> See <URL:> for instructions.
> make[2]: *** [expmed.o] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/root/snap_shot/config/gcc'
> make[1]: *** [stage2_build] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/snap_shot/config/gcc'
> make: *** [bootstrap] Error 2

Are you sure you don't have any HW problems here? I'm building the compiler
nearly daily on 2 different machines without such problems.

> I also tried downloading code sourcery's snap shots at
> The gcc-20020318 was incomplete.

The build machine had some troubles, should be fixed now.


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