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Bug 78687 - internal error: Floating point exception during srpm rebuild
Summary: internal error: Floating point exception during srpm rebuild
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gcc
Version: 8.0
Hardware: athlon
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jakub Jelinek
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-11-27 16:59 UTC by Tim Wunder
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:48 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-02-19 16:18:28 UTC

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Description Tim Wunder 2002-11-27 16:59:47 UTC
Description of problem:
Trying to rebuild kdelibs-3.0.5 from the SRPM. I executed an 'rpmbuild --rebuild
kdelibs-3.0.5-1.src.rpm' and it progresses for a while, 'til it comes upon this

In file included from kdeprint_cups_la.all_cpp.cpp:5:
kmcupsjobmanager.cpp: In member function `void
  KMCupsJobManager::parseListAnswer(IppRequest&, KMPrinter*)':
kmcupsjobmanager.cpp:233: internal error: Floating point exception
Please submit a full bug report,
with preprocessed source if appropriate.
See <URL:> for instructions.
make[4]: *** [kdeprint_cups_la.all_cpp.lo] Error 1
make[4]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/redhat/BUILD/kdelibs-3.0.5/kdeprint/cups'
make[3]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/redhat/BUILD/kdelibs-3.0.5/kdeprint/cups'
make[2]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/redhat/BUILD/kdelibs-3.0.5/kdeprint'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/redhat/BUILD/kdelibs-3.0.5'
make: *** [all] Error 2
error: Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.61797 (%build)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
$ gcc --version
gcc (GCC) 3.2 20020903 (Red Hat Linux 8.0 3.2-7)

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Download the kdelibs-3.0.5 SRPM from for RH8
2. execute rpmbuild --rebuild <rpm>
3. wait for error

Actual Results:  rpm rebuild bombs

Expected Results:  rpm rebuild finishes without error

Additional info:
Adding to bugzilla as an error in gcc per e-mail conversation with Than Ngo,

Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2002-12-04 16:08:36 UTC
If this is reproduceable, please attach preprocessed kdeprint_cups_la.all_cpp.ii
(see g++ -save-temps option) and write the exact g++ arguments that has been

Comment 2 Tim Wunder 2003-01-10 03:59:39 UTC
This was likely a hardware problem. I've eventually determined that my CPU was bad and have 
since replaced my Athlon 950 with a Duron 1GHz and am no longer experiencing this problem 
(not to mention *other* problems that are now gone) 

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