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Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:19:33 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: recvmsg/sendmsg broken on mips64

On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 04:10:05PM +0200, Sebastian Gottschall wrote:
> any news?

Sorry, I've just been busy, but I will get back to it. Thanks for
setting up things for me to test on a real machine. When I am ready,
the old broken version is installed again for me to look at, right?


> Am 11.04.2016 um 20:32 schrieb Rich Felker:
> >On Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 08:35:00AM +0200, Sebastian Gottschall wrote:
> >>>>>BTW do you have gdb and strace available?
> >>>>not on the system itself. i'm not sure if strace works on mips64.
> >>>>never tried it.
> >>>>but you're free to copy any binary to the /tmp dir. it has 2 gb ram.
> >>>>so enough space for static binaries if you want to play with.
> >>>>i will send you the ssh data in a private email
> >>>I haven't been able to reproduce the error on your system. I've tried
> >>>building my own static-linked version of the "ip" utility with a
> >>>mips64-linux-musl softfloat compiler, and uploading my and
> >>>using it to run both your version of ip and a dynamic-linked one I
> >>>just built. They all work fine for adding/removing a address
> >>>to the "lo" interface.
> >>i can install a broken musl libc again if that helps. (its plain
> >>openwrt toolchain result)
> >Yes, that would be helpful, but would it make it impossible for you to
> >get the network up in order for me to login? If so perhaps you could
> >put the broken stuff in a chroot I could run it from.
> >
> >Rich
> >

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