[csw-maintainers] Fwd: java error, core dumped, when building subversion-1.6.11

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Mon May 10 15:56:43 CEST 2010

Hi Rupert,

Am 09.05.2010 um 10:05 schrieb rupert THURNER:
> fyi.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Stefan Sperling <stsp at elego.de>
> Date: Sat, May 8, 2010 at 12:39
> Subject: Re: java error, core dumped, when building subversion-1.6.11
> To: "rupert.thurner" <rupert.thurner at gmail.com>
> Cc: dev at subversion.apache.org
> On Fri, May 07, 2010 at 10:57:05PM -0700, rupert.thurner wrote:
>> hi,
>> when i try to build subversion-1.6.11 on solaris 9 the below error
>> occurs. how could one track that down?
>> /usr/jdk1.6.0_07/bin/javah -force -d subversion/bindings/javahl/
>> include -classpath subversion/bindings/javahl/classes:
>> gmake[3]: *** [subversion/bindings/javahl/include/
>> org_tigris_subversion_javahl_PropertyData.h] Illegal Instruction  
>> (core
>> dumped)
> My guess is that your java or GNU make binary is not 100% compatible  
> with
> your processor architecture.

I am pretty sure that this is not the case - the jdk is the official
binary from Sun, and the T2 CPU is fully supported.

> I've seen such errors with a self-compiled FreeBSD system, optimized  
> for
> Athlon XP at compile time, after moving the hard drive into an old
> dual-Celeron box (this was before dual-core CPUs were available)  
> because
> the Athlon's mainboard had decided to die.
> The result was that most programs worked fine, but anything trying to
> use stuff like advanced floating point instructions was failing with
> illegal instruction errors. Back then I was lucky enough to be able to
> re-compile the system in place, this time without optimisations (and I
> have given up on playing with CFLAGS ever since).
> So I'd double check with the source of your java / gnu make binaries
> to make sure they are compatible with your OS and processor.

Is the corefile really from gnumake?

Best regards

   -- Dago

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