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From: Jeff Donsbach <jeff_donsbach@...>
Subject: RE: ebuild update for Xorg-x11
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2004 21:47:07 -0700 (PDT)
--- Brian Parkhurst <brianp@...> wrote:

> I've seen the issues with mieee I'll add to my
> default CFLAGS, might want to
> add that to the Alpha Handbook Documentation.  I've
> seen the ieee problem
> mostly with the native compaq compiler though, both
> on Alpha-linux and
> Tru64.

In my experience, the problem is not the compiler so
much as broken apps. Most of the crashes that I have
ever seen and fixed that crashed due to floating point
exceptions on Alpha were caused by uninitialized
floating point variables.

Jeff D



		
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