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bug #61072: Likely portability bug for cfitsio: sse2

Submitted by:  Boud Roukema <boud>
Submitted on:  Mon 23 Aug 2021 02:37:14 PM UTC  
 
Category:  Software Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Enhancement Status:  Confirmed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open

Mon 23 Aug 2021 08:14:27 PM UTC, comment #1: 

This is a good point! Based on it, I just defined task #16035.

Hopefully when task #16035 is complete, we can also close this bug :-).

Mohammad Akhlaghi <makhlaghi>
Project Administrator
Mon 23 Aug 2021 02:37:14 PM UTC, original submission:  

Commit 3a1b967 includes the option --enable-sse2 for cfitsio :

$ egrep -n -C2 "sse2|avx" reproduce/software/make/*.mk
reproduce/software/make/high-level.mk-428-      export gbuild_tar=$(ddir)/$$customtar
reproduce/software/make/high-level.mk-429-      $(call gbuild, cfitsio-$(cfitsio-version), , \
reproduce/software/make/high-level.mk:430:                     --enable-sse2 --enable-reentrant \
reproduce/software/make/high-level.mk-431-                     --with-bzip2=$(idir), , \
reproduce/software/make/high-level.mk-432-                     make shared fpack funpack)
...

This is likely to cause an arm64 portability bug, as in https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?61026 . Unless we want an Intel-compatible-only package, then the option should be removed, pending a method of enabling the option only for Intel-compatible architectures.

(This should affect the reproducibility of gnuastro projects on arm64.)

Boud Roukema <boud>
Project Member

 

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