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

From: Francois-Xavier Kowalski <>
Date: 2002-04-04 18:36:20
David Mosberger wrote:

>>>>>>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.

Do you have the bug-report ID on GNATS? I am not  able to find it in the 
database to known if it is being worked-out by the maintainer.


Francois-Xavier "FiX" KOWALSKI
Received on Thu Apr 04 00:36:49 2002

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