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From: Aron Griffis <agriffis@g.o>
To: gentoo-alpha@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alpha] ebuild update for Xorg-x11
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 14:25:05
In Reply to: RE: [gentoo-alpha] ebuild update for Xorg-x11 by Jeff Donsbach
Jeff Donsbach wrote:[Wed Oct 27 2004, 12:47:07AM EDT]
> 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.
Most of them that I've seen are divide-by-zero which is not a fatal exception according to ieee rules. Regards, Aron -- Aron Griffis Gentoo Linux Developer


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Re: [gentoo-alpha] ebuild update for Xorg-x11 Jeff Donsbach <jeff_donsbach@×××××.com>