[syslinux] Vmware crashes if compress/misc.c scrolls?

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Sat Aug 4 13:14:15 PDT 2007


Zachary Amsden wrote:
> 
> It was 2.6.21.4, so it is fairly recent, but with 32-bit decompress 
> stage.  GCC was 4.2.0.
> 
> Sounds like a gcc bug, to me.
> 

I would argue that anything that causes a function and its callsite to
diverge, when they're part of the same file, is a gcc bug almost by
definition.

That doesn't mean it's not a problem and that there is not a solution --
if nothing else there should be a patch for -stable.

	-hpa




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