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From: Nathan Sidwell <>
To: Jakub Jelinek <>, Jason Merrill <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] c++: Fix Solaris bootstraps across midnight
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2023 18:06:35 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <ZDUWZffY5P/8o2OQ@tucnak>

On 4/11/23 04:12, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> Hi!
> When working on the PR109040 fix, I wanted to test it on some
> WORD_REGISTER_OPERATIONS target and tried sparc-solaris on GCC Farm.
> My bootstrap failed in comparison failure on cp/module.o, because
> Solaris date doesn't support the -r option and one stage's cp/module.o
> was built before midnight and next stage's cp/module.o after midnight,
> so they had different -DMODULE_VERSION= value.
> Now, I think the advice (don't bootstrap at midnight) is something
> we shouldn't have, so the following patch stores the module version
> (still generated through the same way, date -r cp/
> if it works, otherwise just date) into a temporary file, makes sure
> that temporary file is updated when cp/ source is updated
> and when date -r doesn't work copies file from previous stage
> if it is newer than cp/

looks good.  one could tweak it slightly to avoid the MODULE_VERSION variable 
(but then I was the original lazy one!) Something like:

s-cp-module-version: $(srcdir)/cp/
	if date -r $(srcdir)/cp/ '+%y%m%d%H%MU' \
	  2>/dev/null >$@; then :; \
	elif test ../prev-gcc/$@ -nt \
	  $(srcdir)/cp/; then \
	  cp ../prev-gcc/$@ $@; \
	else \
	  date '+%y%m%d0000U' 2>/dev/null >$@; \
	fi`; \


Nathan Sidwell

  reply	other threads:[~2023-04-11 22:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-04-11  8:12 Jakub Jelinek
2023-04-11 22:06 ` Nathan Sidwell [this message]
2023-04-11 22:55   ` Nathan Sidwell

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