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Re: [potato] Floating point exception

On 22 Nov 1999, Ron Farrer wrote:

> I am running the latest potato and get Floating point exceptions on a
> lot of stuff. One that I would really like to get working is gs-aladdin,
> it gives this message:
> bash-2.02$ gs
> Aladdin Ghostscript 5.50 (1998-9-16)
> Copyright (C) 1998 Aladdin Enterprises, Menlo Park, CA.  All rights
> reserved.
> This software comes with NO WARRANTY: see the file PUBLIC for details.
> Floating point exception
> That's as far as it goes. What is the likely cause of this?

Bad compilation.  Alpha's gs packages should be compiled with -mieee.  If
you can send me a list of things that are bombing with FPE's, I can take
care of them.



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