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Date: Sun, 18 May 2014 20:47:09 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
To: Thomas Petazzoni <>
Subject: Re: Broken GCC versions: 4.8.2 and 4.9.0

On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 12:45:51AM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> Attached is a proposed patch to _detect_ this issue (not work around
> it) and reject the broken compiler. It does not hard-code an
> assumption that certain versions are broken, but tests the behavior
> with the seleted CFLAGS to see if the bug is present.

No comments on this? Does it work for anyone who's experienced the
problem? I'd like to commit and do a release or two if there are no
problems with the patch.


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