mips RPM compiler problem

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at OARcorp.com
Fri Mar 16 16:00:41 UTC 2001

> mike varga wrote:
> Frequently the mips RPM compiler in the latest snapshot will fail
> complaining that
> a symbol does not exist in a source module. When I inspect the module,
> the symbol
> is not in the module but something very close exists.
> For example:
>  the symbol does not exist: New_priosity
> but the module contain: New_priority
> Has anyone else noticed that the compiler is changing symbols.

I emailed Mike privately that this looks suspiciously like the
weird problems we saw when www.oarcorp.com had a memory module
fail.  People noticed that the same bit was changed randomly
in the tar file. 

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