From: JOAQUIN LOPEZ MU?Z (joaquin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-15 11:11:14
----- Mensaje original -----
De: Markus Schöpflin <markus.schoepflin_at_[hidden]>
Fecha: Viernes, Octubre 15, 2004 5:32 pm
Asunto: [boost] Re: [multi_index] problem with gcc 3.4.2 for Compaq
> Joaquín Mª López Muñoz wrote:
> > Markus Schöpflin ha escrito:
> >>The exact compiler switch removed was "-g". I will try to find
> out whether
> >>there is perhaps an updated assembler available which fixes the
> > Please keep me informed if you make any progress. Thank you again.
> More on this...
> It's really not the fault of the system assembler that the file
> cannot be
> assembled by gcc in debug mode but the fault of mips-tfile which
> is an
> executable (first needed for MIPS, now only in use for Tru64,
> hence the
> name) which comes with gcc and is used to put the debug symbols
> from the
> assembler source into the object file _after_ the system assembler
> created the object file.
> The length of the debug symbols mips-tfile can handle is limited
> to 32768
> bytes. :-( There are some defines in the source code of mips-
> (namely PAGE_SIZE and PAGE_USIZE) which look like they could be
> used to
> change that limitation but I'm not sure what else depends on these
> I thought you might be interested in these findings.
They are very interesting indeed! Thank you for your
efforts in clearing this out.
Currently, this is what I wrote about the issue in the
I'll try to rewrite it according to your explanations.
(If you feel like providing this paragraph to me, or even
changing the doc in the CVS yourself, be my guest; I'm
no Unix expert and much of this babble sounds like Greek
As for the source code of mips-tfile.c, do you know
if it is under control of the GCC folks? If so, maybe
we can file a request that this issue be addressed
in GCC 3.4.x.
Joaquín M López Muñoz
Telefónica, Investigación y Desarrollo
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