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Re: compile problem on a vax

From: Alfred Perlstein <bright(at)wintelcom(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: bart sikkes <b(dot)sikkes(at)student(dot)utwente(dot)nl>, pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: compile problem on a vax
Date: 2001-01-18 02:24:26
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* Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> [010117 18:14] wrote:
> "bart sikkes" <b(dot)sikkes(at)student(dot)utwente(dot)nl> writes:
> > I have been trying to compile postgresql-7.0.3 on a uVax II running NetBSD
> > 1.5, after some problems i am almost there, now i only get these errors
> > during the final compile:
> >> gcc -I../include -I../backend -O2 -pipe -Wall -Wmissing-prototypes -Wmissin
> > g-declarations -o postgres access/SUBSYS.o bootstrap/SUBSYS.o
> >> catalog/SUBSYS.o commands/SUBSYS.o executor/SUBSYS.o lib/SUBSYS.o
> > libpq/SUBSYS.o main/SUBSYS.o parser/SUBSYS.o nodes/SUBSYS.o
> >> optimizer/SUBSYS.o port/SUBSYS.o postmaster/SUBSYS.o regex/SUBSYS.o
> > rewrite/SUBSYS.o storage/SUBSYS.o tcop/SUBSYS.o >utils/SUBSYS.o
> > ../utils/version.o -lcrypt -lcompat -lm -lutil -ltermcap -lcurses
> >> access/SUBSYS.o: Undefined symbol `r0' referenced
> >> storage/SUBSYS.o: Undefined symbol `r0' referenced
> >> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> I'll bet that the assembler is taking the 'r0' references in the TAS()
> snippet to be a global-variable name, rather than register name as
> intended.  Possibly $0 or %0 or some such locution is needed.
> The VAX port has evidently not been used in a long time.  I had noticed
> that it was inconsistent with all the other ports in defining slock_t
> in s_lock.h rather than in the OS-specific header files; that's clearly
> wrong now.
> Feel free to submit a patch once you get it worked out.

It's been a long, long time, but I think r0 is actually a register
name on VAX, dunno if it would cause a conflict, probably depends on
the asm syntax.

-Alfred Perlstein - [bright(at)wintelcom(dot)net|alfred(at)freebsd(dot)org]
"I have the heart of a child; I keep it in a jar on my desk."

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