Re: [Linux-ia64] epilogue count exceeds number of nested prologues

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2002-04-09 01:52:31
>>>>> On Sun, 7 Apr 2002 17:17:14 -0700, Randolph Chung <> said:

  Randolph> Hi all, While trying to compile mozilla with libffi, the
  Randolph> configure phase dies with a message:

  Randolph> Error: Epilogue count of 4294967296 exceeds number of
  Randolph> nested prologues (0)

  Randolph> I see that this message comes from a patch submitted by
  Randolph> David in February. Is libffi broken? What is needed to fix
  Randolph> it?

  Randolph> The offending assembly code is attached. it's the
  Randolph> ".restore sp" near the end that is triggering the error.

This is a bug in the assembler that was fixed on Feb 22nd.  I think
it should be in binutils-2.12, though I didn't not verify.

Received on Mon Apr 08 08:54:29 2002

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