make crash

Nick Burrett nick at
Tue Jan 2 00:48:49 PST 2001

Peter Naulls <peter at> writes:

> I've built the RO tools, cross compiled ok.
> All the tools appear to work, apart from make and gperf.
> make crashes:
> Fatal signal received: Bad system call
> It appears to be the call to bcopy in savestring in misc.c
> gperf has a similar crash, although I haven't looked at where abouts.

It's a bug in UnixLib's memcpy function (which bcopy is a macro to).
I fixed it yesterday in my private tree and will commit a patch in
the next two hours.

I'm going to commit a BIG change over the next few hours, so expect
things to be a bit broken before 12pm.


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