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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
1 Jeff Donsbach wrote:[Wed Oct 27 2004, 12:47:07AM EDT]
2 > In my experience, the problem is not the compiler so much as broken
3 > apps. Most of the crashes that I have ever seen and fixed that
4 > crashed due to floating point exceptions on Alpha were caused by
5 > uninitialized floating point variables.
7 Most of them that I've seen are divide-by-zero which is not a fatal
8 exception according to ieee rules.
10 Regards,
11 Aron
13 --
14 Aron Griffis
15 Gentoo Linux Developer


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