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Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2013 08:09:25 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: formats failing test on big-endian

On Wed, Feb 06, 2013 at 08:35:10PM +0100, magnum wrote:
> On 6 Feb, 2013, at 15:35 , Solar Designer <> wrote:
> > I built unstable-jumbo on debian_etch_sparc_small.qcow2 from
> >
> Emulating a Sparc on x86?

Yeah.  I also tried ARM, but only built clean 1.7.9 (as generic) there.
I might setup some scripts to keep this kind of VMs running for our
team's use.

> Cool, we were just discussing that today.

Really?  Who/where?

> I came up with the exact same list today, using a 15 years old Sparc 32 (it's probably slower than QEMU on a decent machine).

Hardly.  I think this QEMU setup on FX-8120 is about twice slower than
my UltraSparc IIi toys from 2000 or so.  (I keep them powered down most
of the time - don't want the extra noise and power consumption and heat,
given the very sporadic expected use.)

> But I got a segfault in VMS in line 525 of uaf_decode_plug.c. Could not find any reason for that.

This one was not triggered here.

BTW, I only tried unstable, not bleeding.

> I actually feared worse results. I will fix some of them. The MSSQL, Office and RAR problems are in Unicode conversions, this is trivial.

Great.  Thanks!


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