Re: [PATCH] PR bootstrap/35169: HP-UX/IA awk bug
Peter O'Gorman <gcc-patches <at> mlists.thewrittenword.com>
2008-04-01 06:29:02 GMT
On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 11:18:15PM +0200, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> GCC PR 35169 uncovers an awk printf %u bug on ia64-hp-hpux11.23 not
> present on HP-UX/PA. I confirmed that the patch against GCC produces
> a correct options.c with its awk, and of course with GNU awk.
> OK for trunk, 4.3, 4.2, and 4.1?
Thanks for looking into this, we were going to get to it later, but
once we found a workaround (using GNU awk), it was hardly a priority.
> Below is also a patch for the portability section of the Autoconf
> manual. OK to apply, and who should be credited?
We can't approve. As for credit, while we figured out that it was an awk
bug, we did not go any further than that, feel free to take credit,
you went the extra mile and discovered the real problem.
> Can the bug reporter please file a trouble ticket with HP so they can
> fix this? Also, could you bootstrap GCC on ia64-hp-hpux11.23 with the
> patch applied?
I'll ask Albert to file the bug. Bootstrap is underway.