[m-dev.] for review: update bugs list on web page.

Tyson Dowd trd at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Tue Feb 8 18:28:16 AEDT 2000


Here's a change for the web page.


Estimated hours taken: 0.5

	Update the bugs list to mention the -fno-gcse bug on SUSE 6.3
	Mention that the bugs are for 0.9.x

Index: download/include/release-0.9-bugs.inc
RCS file: /home/mercury1/repository/w3/download/include/release-0.9-bugs.inc,v
retrieving revision 1.3
diff -u -r1.3 release-0.9-bugs.inc
--- download/include/release-0.9-bugs.inc	2000/01/26 08:32:10	1.3
+++ download/include/release-0.9-bugs.inc	2000/02/08 06:59:40
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@
 These bugs are fixed in 0.9.1.<p>
 The following is collected email of reported problems with release
-0.9 of the Mercury distribution.  Included, where possible, are
+0.9.x of the Mercury distribution.  Included, where possible, are
 patches or work-arounds.
 In addition to the bugs mentioned here, some bugs related
@@ -191,5 +191,20 @@
 But if you try to compile modules containing cyclic typeclasses,
 the compiler goes into an infinite loop and eventually gets a
 stack overflow, rather than reporting a proper error message.
+Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2000
+Subject: installation problem on Suse 6.3 Linux with gcc
+When running make, the error message:<br>
+<pre>cc1: Invalid option `-fno-gcse'</pre>
+is given.
+A work-around for this bug is to (after running configure, but before
+running make) delete the `-fno-gcse' from scripts/mmc and scripts/mgnuc.
+Strangely, this bug doesn't seem to affect all versions of gcc

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