[uClibc]Compilation failure of s_ceil.c on PowerPC

Simon Rowe srowe at cambridgebroadband.com
Wed Oct 30 11:04:11 UTC 2002

I cannot get uClibc 0.9.15 to build for our PowerPC target using the HardHat 
cross compiler.

Trying to build the powerpc subdirectory of libm gives me

make[2]: Entering directory `/development/srowe/src/uClibc/libm/powerpc'
/opt/hardhat/devkit/ppc/8xx/bin/ppc_8xx-gcc -Wall -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes 
-Wno-trigraphs -fno-strict-aliasing -Os -fno-builtin -nostdinc  
-I../../include -iwithprefix include -I. -D_LIBC  -DNDEBUG  -fPIC 
-D_IEEE_LIBM -D_ISOC99_SOURCE -D_SVID_SOURCE -c s_ceil.c -o s_ceil.o
s_ceil.c: In function `ceil':
s_ceil.c:74: Invalid `asm' statement:
s_ceil.c:74: fixed or forbidden register 32 (0) was spilled for class 
s_ceil.c:76: Invalid `asm' statement:
s_ceil.c:76: fixed or forbidden register 32 (0) was spilled for class 
make[2]: *** [s_ceil.o] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/development/srowe/src/uClibc/libm/powerpc'
make[1]: *** [_dir_powerpc] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/development/srowe/src/uClibc/libm'
make: *** [_dir_libm] Error 2

Compiler details

bash$ /opt/hardhat/devkit/ppc/8xx/bin/ppc_8xx-gcc -v
/opt/hardhat/devkit/ppc/8xx/bin/ppc_8xx-gcc: Actual path = 
        Actual name = 'ppc_8xx-gcc'
Reading specs from 
gcc version 2.95.3 20010315 (release/MontaVista)
bash$ rpm -qi hhl-cross-ppc_8xx-gcc-2.95.3-hhl2.0.2
Name        : hhl-cross-ppc_8xx-gcc        Relocations: /opt
Version     : 2.95.3                            Vendor: MontaVista Software, 
Release     : hhl2.0.2                      Build Date: Wed 23 May 2001 
11:16:05 PM BST
Install date: Wed 27 Mar 2002 10:38:33 AM GMT      Build Host: 
Group       : devel                         Source RPM: 
Size        : 7024419                          License: GPL/LGPL
Packager    : <source at mvista.com>
Summary     : The GNU C Compiler.
Description :
This is the GNU C compiler, a fairly portable optimizing compiler which
supports multiple languages.  This package includes support for C.

Simon Rowe
Cambridge Broadband Ltd

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