[Vm-dev] Re: I need help building Cog on 64bit Linux (new Squeak server)

Ken Causey ken at kencausey.com
Mon Jan 28 22:04:30 UTC 2013

On 01/28/2013 03:42 PM, Ken Causey wrote:
> Eliot said:
>> Hmmm. Sorry to put you to this but what happens when you run the r2669,
>> r2672 and r2673 VMs from http://www.mirandabanda.org/files/Cog/VM/? If
>> these don't crash then it might be something to do with gcc 4.4.x. But
>> I'd
>> have to take a look, and time is tight right now... But if any of them do
>> work could you use them for the interim?
> Not a problem and thanks for the reply.
> Well I started with 2673 and the tests are still running but it would
> have crashed by now if the same problem exists so it's looking like the
> gcc version is the issue. I will try earlier gcc versions and report back.
> It's a little disheartening that in this day and age we are tickling gcc
> issues when the same version of gcc is used to build the kernel and
> thousands upon thousands of Debian binaries which (by and large anyway)
> seem to be fine.
> Ken

OK, this

4.0-2672 #1 Mon Jan 28 22:53:27 CET 2013 gcc 4.3.5
CoInterpreter VMMaker.oscog-eem.255 uuid: 
51e53ec1-8caf-41f6-9293-1088ef4b82d8 Jan 28 2013
StackToRegisterMappingCogit VMMaker.oscog-eem.255 uuid: 
51e53ec1-8caf-41f6-9293-1088ef4b82d8 Jan 28 2013
VM: r2672 http://www.squeakvm.org/svn/squeak/branches/Cog
Plugins: r2545 http://squeakvm.org/svn/squeak/trunk/platforms/Cross/plugins
Linux squeak-box4 2.6.32-xenU-7428-x86_64 #4 SMP Mon Nov 19 10:17:25 UTC 
2012 x86_64 GNU/Linux
plugin path: /home/kencausey/source/cog/svn/Cog/unixbuild/bld/ [default: 

gets through the unit tests although with slightly odd results

SUnit Results
3272 run, 3251 passes, 19 expected failures, 1 failures, 0 errors, 1 
unexpected passes

Failed Tests
(AllocationTest selector: #testOneGigAllocation) debug.
(LocaleTest selector: #testLocaleChanged) debug.


(I saw 18,1,0,0 on your 2673 I believe.)

In any case I very much appreciate your assistance and hopefully this is 
enough to let me get on with the rest of 'all the things'.


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