Re: [Linux-ia64] SIGILL errors in strncpu (NAT consumption)

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2002-04-04 08:10:42
>>>>> On Wed, 3 Apr 2002 23:29:58 +0200 (MEST), Erich Focht <> said:

  Erich> I've seen NaT consumption faults with an ISV application in a
  Erich> loop involving speculative loads, too. It was very hard to
  Erich> trace back (occured at different simulation times in a huge
  Erich> case) and disappeared after we rewrote the loop and used the
  Erich> latest Intel Fortran compiler. It occured with both B3 and C0
  Erich> CPUs under 2.4.7 and 2.4.17. I don't have a testcase for
  Erich> this, sorry.

It's due to a glibc bug that was introduced last August when strncpy()
was rewritten.  I sent a bug report (and preliminary patch) to the
author and am waiting to hear back.

Received on Wed Apr 03 14:12:15 2002

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