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Re: [Libguestfs] hivex: Test failure for Perl, OCaml, Python bindings on sparc



On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 09:37:45AM +0200, Hilko Bengen wrote:
> On a Debian/unstable chroot environment on smetana.debian.org ("Linux
> smetana 2.6.32-5-sparc64-smp #1 SMP Tue Mar 8 01:00:11 UTC 2011 sparc64
> GNU/Linux") node_set_value and node_values fail with a "Bad address"
> error, see below.
> 
> I am going to make an attempt at debugging this tonight, any advice
> would be appreciated.

What is the C integer model of sparc64?  I notice that we're storing
the size_t (hive_value_t) values in Perl integers using newSViv.
That's going to be a problem if Perl int is 32 bit, because those are
64 bit pointers.  If that is the problem, the fix would be to replace
newSViv with my_newSVll.

Rich.

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