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On Fri, Oct 07, 2005 at 03:40:37PM -0400, Tyson Whitehead wrote:
> I checked GCC4 (the current 4.0.2-2 release in unstable) and the '-mieee' is 
> default unless '-ffinte-math-only' (turned on by '-ffast-math') stuff is 
> still all there and working.  I scanned the source packages and couldn't find 
> any use of '-ffast-math' (other than for x86).
> Anyone know what is going on here?  Is the GCC4 on the build machine different 
> somehow?  (if someone has access they can check with my attached script by 
> just compiling up a small program that does some floating point math)

The reason is simple: between gcc-4.0 4.0.1-2 and 4.0.2-2 (the latest
version) -mieee was _not_ on per default. So every package built
during that interval may be broken :-(


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