[vbox-dev] OSE -r 36125 breaks compilation with gcc-4.5.2 (32-bits only)

walt w41ter at gmail.com
Sat Mar 19 09:11:14 PDT 2011


On 03/15/2011 06:32 AM, walt wrote:
> Hi VBox team,
>
> r36125 | vboxsync | 2011-03-01 08:49:42 -0800 (Tue, 01 Mar 2011) | 1 line
>
> recompiler: Removing traces of attempts at making the recompiler compile with the microsoft compiler. (untested)
>
> That commit causes the following step:
>
> kBuild: Compiling VBoxREM64 - /home/wa1ter/src/vbox/src/recompiler/target-i386/translate.c
>
> to run forever, gradually filling 1GB of RAM and 2GB of swap until the machine
> grinds to a halt.

Someone on the qemu mailing list kindly pointed me to the fix, which is being
tested upstream:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/gcc-linaro/+bug/714921







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