gcc 4.8: Wrong code for vector doubleword extract

Bug #1437467 reported by bugproxy on 2015-03-27
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Bug Description

---Problem Description---
GCC 4.8 produces wrong code for powerpc64le-*-* when extracting the second doubleword of a V2DF or V2DI vector from memory. This has been fixed upstream as revision r221696. The revised test gcc/testsuite/gcc.dg/vmx/extract-vsx.c can be used to verify the problem on an unfixed compiler, and to verify the solution on a fixed one.

Machine Type = POWER8

---Steps to Reproduce---
 Compile and run the revised gcc/testsuite/gcc.dg/vmx/extract-vsx.c found in the patch, according to the steps in the test case.

This bug occurs only in GCC 4.8, so if I understand correctly this only affects the 14.04 LTS release. I would like to request that this patch be applied in the next point release for 14.04 LTS.

CVE References

bugproxy (bugproxy) on 2015-03-27
tags: added: architecture-ppc64le bugnameltc-123259 severity-medium targetmilestone-inin14042
Luciano Chavez (lnx1138) on 2015-03-27
affects: ubuntu → gcc-defaults (Ubuntu)
Matthias Klose (doko) wrote :

we track this in bug #1311866

affects: gcc-defaults (Ubuntu) → gcc-4.8 (Ubuntu)
Matthias Klose (doko) wrote :

fixed in 15.04

Changed in gcc-4.8 (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Fix Released

Hello bugproxy, or anyone else affected,

Accepted gcc-4.8 into trusty-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gcc-4.8/4.8.4-2ubuntu1~14.04 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

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Further information regarding the verification process can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance!

Changed in gcc-4.8 (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed

------- Comment From <email address hidden> 2015-05-18 17:58 EDT-------
I've verified that this bug has been fixed. Thanks!

tags: added: verification-done
removed: verification-needed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package gcc-4.8 - 4.8.4-2ubuntu1~14.04

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gcc-4.8 (4.8.4-2ubuntu1~14.04) trusty-proposed; urgency=medium

  * SRU LP: #1311866.
  * Fix PR tree-optimization/63341 (wrong code, rs6000).
  * Allow to turn off -Wformat using Wno-format. LP: #1401836.
  * Fix PR target/60693 (x86, ice on valid code). LP: #1378737.
  * Fix PR tree-optimization/61964 (wrong code). LP: #1347147.
  * Fix GCC miscompilation with boost::asio::io_service::work. LP: #1338693.
  * Fix PR target/61208 (POWER, wrong code). LP: #1322287.
  * Fix ABI incompatibility between POWER and Z HTM builtins and intrinsics.
    LP: #1320292.
  * Fix PR c++/61046 (ice on invalid code). LP: #1313102.
  * Fix wrong-code issue in the little endian vector API (ppc64el).
    LP: #1311128.
  * Fix PR tree-optimization/59358 (wrong code). LP: #1395019.
  * Fix ice on ARM32. LP: #1268893.
  * Don't apply the backport for PR61841 for trusty, causing link failures.
  * Fix wrong code for vector doubleword extract (POWER). LP: #1437467.

gcc-4.8 (4.8.4-2ubuntu1) vivid; urgency=medium

  * Merge with Debian; remaining changes:
    - Build from the upstream source.

gcc-4.8 (4.8.4-2) unstable; urgency=medium

  * Update to SVN 20150426 (r222448) from the gcc-4_8-branch.
    - Fix PR libstdc++/60966, PR c/61553, PR middle-end/63704,
      PR target/61413 (ARM), PR target/64358 (RS6000), PR target/64479 (SH),
      PR target/64409 (x86), PR rtl-optimization/64037, PR c++/64487,
      PR c++/64251, PR c++/64297, PR fortran/63733, PR fortran/64244,
      PR c/64766, PR target/64882, PR rtl-optimization/61058,
      PR middle-end/43631, PR tree-optimization/64563, PR target/64513,
      PR middle-end/57748, PR middle-end/57748, PR target/64795,
      PR fortran/64528, PR fortran/56867, PR fortran/57023, PR c/57653,
      PR tree-optimization/63844 (OpenMP), PR middle-end/64199 (ice on valid),
      PR tree-optimization/64493 (ice on valid), PR tree-optimization/64495
      (wrong code), PR tree-optimization/56273 (diagnostics),
      PR tree-optimization/59124 (diagnostic), PR tree-optimization/64277
      (diagnostic), PR lto/65015, PR target/65163 (SH), PR target/64113 (ALPHA,
      link failure), PR rtl-optimization/64557, PR rtl-optimization/63475
      (ALPHA, wrong code), PR rtl-optimization/63483 (ALPHA, wrong code),
      PR target/64452 (AVR), PR target/64387 (x86, ice on valid),
      PR target/64979 (wrong code), PR target/64580 (rs6000),
      PR fortran/63744 (rejects valid), PR lto/65193 (ice on valid),
      PR tree-optimization/61634 (ice on valid), PR target/65196 (AVR),
      PR tree-optimization/63593 (ice on valid),
      PR tree-optimization/65063 (wrong code), PR target/65286 (rs6000),
      PR 65138/target (rs6000), PR target/53988 (SH), PR target/59593 (ARM),
      PR target/64453 (ARM), PR middle-end/65409 (ice on valid),
      PR tree-optimization/65388, PR fortran/65024 (ice),
      PR fortran/60898 (ice on valid), PR fortran/61138, PR libgfortran/60956,
      PR libstdc++/65279, PR libstdc++/65543, PR target/65849, PR target/65456,
      PR target/65787, PR c++/65727, PR c++/65721, PR fortran/56674,
      PR fortran/58813, PR fortran/590...

Changed in gcc-4.8 (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released

The verification of the Stable Release Update for gcc-4.8 has completed successfully and the package has now been released to -updates. Subsequently, the Ubuntu Stable Release Updates Team is being unsubscribed and will not receive messages about this bug report. In the event that you encounter a regression using the package from -updates please report a new bug using ubuntu-bug and tag the bug report regression-update so we can easily find any regressions.

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