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Hamish Greig [mailto:hgreig@...]
> I think the reason no-one responds to your posts are because
> they are not structured in any methodical way. No sequence
> showing how you've already tried to investigate the problem,
> just a post asking for an answer, which doesn't get a lot of
> respect from people who've taken time and effort to learn
> things already.
I'm sorry that my terseness offends your sensibilities. All
the information that I had available was in the post, i.e.,
gcc failed to build.
> What more than this dump can you tell us about this error?
it's reproducable. it's not caused by OOM, but obviously by
a build-level error, because certain objects that the source
code thinks should be available, aren't. Perhaps looking at
the detail I provided a bit closer might reveal that fact, in
an obvious sort of manner (i.e., an ld error)
> What have you already done to investigate it? what level of
> skill do you have in this area? are we expected to fix it for
> you step by step or to guide you to a resolution?
Since I'm neither a maintainer, nor a GCC developer, but simply
a gentoo-sparc user, my job is to report the bugs that I see.
If you are a developer or maintainer, one might questions the
validity in your stance of attacking users for not providing
the information that -you- feel is needed, instead of simply
asking for additional detail.
It's no wonder the list is dry and gentoo is losing it's path.
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