Bug List

A list of bugs that I’ve filed and their current status. This list is not complete but I’ll try to remember to add new bugs here. It’s interesting to see the track record of various projects in terms of their willingness/ability to fix bugs.

Still pending:

Gcc. 2017-05-30. Pending.
https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=80916
Still “Unconfirmed” after 2 months, when test case was provided…

Cairo. 2017-03-08. Pending. (filed with patch).
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=100119
More than 2 months with no response

Pango. 2017-03-07. Pending.
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=779748
More than 2 months with no response

LLVM. 2015-09-18. Pending.
https://llvm.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=24875
Over a year with no response.

 GNU libtool (version 2.4.6). 2015-06-25. Pending, but I’m not sure this is a bug in libtool anymore.
Sent by email to bug-libtool@gnu.org:

I have discovered what I believe is a bug in libtool: It does not pass the “-fno-strict-aliasing” compilation flag to the link stage. This is not normally a problem, but is certainly a problem is “-flto” (link time optimization) is used. In this case code that works correct only without strict aliasing will incorrectly after being linked.

If you need any further information, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Now filed: http://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=20899

Thunderbird. 2015-01-25.
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1125599 Pending.
(build problem with workaround available) No meaningful response after 2 years.

Resolved (or otherwise closed):

Gcc. 2017-07-22. Resolved (duplicate).
https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=81516

GCC. 2007-01-21
https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=30527 Addressed but still marked “Uncomfirmed” (after 5 years…)

Java JDK. 2014-05-13
https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8043315 Fixed. (3 years after filed. Fix not yet released).

Firefox 7/June/16 – possibly bogus.
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1278674

Gcc. 2017-04-29. Fix applied to trunk (not yet released).
https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=80569

Ruby on Rails.
https://github.com/rails/rails/issues/16291 Closed without resolution.

Compiz.
https://bugs.launchpad.net/compiz/+bug/1392715 Fixed.

Mysql.
http://bugs.mysql.com/48284 Fixed (filed with solution).

 

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