The patch for FreeBSD headers

Ivan A. Kosarev ikosarev at
Mon Sep 1 05:34:21 PDT 2014

Thanks, Richard.

So, we state that the mainline version does not support 32-bit 
sanitizers tests on 9.2. Now that the FreeBSD sanitizers buildbot has 
been upgraded to v10, we will focus on supporting that version.

Thanks again.

On 08/25/2014 11:36 PM, Richard Smith wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 9, 2014 at 4:17 AM, Ivan A. Kosarev 
> <ikosarev at <mailto:ikosarev at>> wrote:
>     Hello Richard,
>     As of today, the issue with system definitions on FreeBSD 9.2 in
>     32-bit mode addressed by this diff:
>     is the only one that prevent us from enabling running (and
>     passing) 32-bit tests on the FreeBSD sanitizers buildbot.
>     Can you please let me know if there is any decision about this
>     patch? Do you think we should keep the tests disabled or apply the
>     diff locally or it could be altered somehow to be more acceptable?
> I do not think it is our job to "fix" partially-implemented OS 
> features. This patch would take us in a very troubling direction, and 
> it's not clear that we would ever be able to remove this hack. Please 
> try to find another way to get the result you desire. If the 
> sanitizers + FreeBSD 9.2 needs some patch to be applied to the system 
> headers, then that patch should be provided by FreeBSD or possibly by 
> the sanitizers, and *not* by the compiler.


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