ha, the problem (or at least one of them), is actually kinda random
(make-random (modulo (time) (- (expt 2 27) 1)))
this code will bus-error consistently for me, then 10 minutes later
it works fine.
This is from scsh/dot-locking.scm, which is the step that dies.
> I have to admit I'm at the end of my rope. I've tried building scsh
> 0.6.3 a couple of times with "MIPSpro Compilers: Version 7.3.1m" on an
> "IRIX64 goliath 6.5" machine with no problems whatsoever. I have to
> conclude that probably something is fishy with 7.4's handling of
> longjmp/setjmp. (The folks who set us up with IRIX box tell us that
> the C compilers shipped IRIX are generally "a problem.")