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From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Core has landed
On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 12:03:43PM -0400, Markus Mottl wrote:
> On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 11:59 AM, Markus Mottl <> wrote:
> >  It seems that this is related to the PPC architecture defaulting to
> >  unsigned as opposed to signed chars.  I don't know what the best fix
> >  for this is.  Maybe gcc 4.3.0 changes this default behavior.  I guess
> >  that using the compilation flag "-no-unsigned-char" might fix this in
> >  the general case.  Could anybody with access to a PPC platform please
> >  verify, whether this flag solved this compilation problem for the
> >  binary protocol library?  Thanks!
> Oops, typo.  The compilation flag in question is called "-fno-unsigned-char".

Yes, unfortunately our dev ppc64 machine has been broken for a little
while, hence why I didn't fix this!  I'll try a build on the main
build servers tomorrow & see if this flag fixes it.


Richard Jones
Red Hat