Building ghc-6.4 on Solaris x86

Georg Sauthoff gsauthof at TechFak.Uni-Bielefeld.DE
Wed May 3 15:06:22 EDT 2006

On Wed, May 03, 2006 at 05:56:18PM +0200, Georg Sauthoff wrote:
> On Wed, May 03, 2006 at 11:50:46AM +0100, Simon Marlow wrote:


> > Try running GHC with -v, see whether the -fomit-frame-pointer flag is 
> > being passed to gcc.  If not, try to find out why - it should be added 
> > by code in ghc/compiler/main/DriverFlags.hs.

> Ok, did that - and gcc gets the -fomit-frame-pointer flag. Log is
> attached.

obviously, this raises suspicion that the Sun gcc[1] ignores the
-fomit-frame-pointer flag. A minimal test case on solaris/x86 and
linux/x86 confirms this suspicion.

I will talk to a local gcc/solaris expert.

Georg Sauthoff

[1] gcc version 3.4.3 (csl-sol210-3_4-branch+sol_rpath) which is shipped
with Solaris 10 (installed under /usr/sfw (sfw == Sun Freeware))
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