[LTP] [PATCH v1] syscalls/signal06: add volatile to loop variable

Edward Liaw edliaw@google.com
Wed Aug 17 01:00:07 CEST 2022

We are currently building with clang 14.0.6.  I haven't filed a bug report
with llvm, will work on doing that.

On Tue, Aug 16, 2022 at 5:43 AM Petr Vorel <pvorel@suse.cz> wrote:

> Hi Edward,
> > Hi!
> > > I think I finally understand what you mean by this now; it is rather
> > > strange that the volatility of D does not protect loop from being
> > > optimized away by the compiler.  I don't have a good explanation as to
> > > why it's happening but I'm not sure how to evaluate what's going on
> > > either.  Should I do anything to move this patch forward?
> > It all boils down if we want to work around something that looks like a
> > compiler bug in tests or not. I would be inclined not to do so since LTP
> > was littered with quite a lot of workarounds for glibc/compiler bugs and
> > we spend quite some time cleaning that mess up. But in this case I can
> > agree that this is a borderland issue so I'm not strongly against that
> > either.
> Edward, which which clang version requires it? It'd be nice to document
> it, so
> that it can be removed in the future.
> Is there any bug report for it?
> Kind regards,
> Petr
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