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Re: math-emu on buildd machine?

On Sun, Jan 13, 2008 at 02:01:41PM +0100, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> Is the math-emu module loaded (or compiled in the kernel) on the buildd 
> alpha machines?  The gnu-smalltalk package is failing for 3.0 because the 
> emulator converts erroneously a denormal float to double:

> st> p:= (FloatE coerce: 1) timesTwoPower: -149.
> 2.6524948e-315

> (2^-149 is actually ~1e-44) despite the program is compiled with -mieee.

> If it is, it is a bug in the emulator and the best solution is to XFAIL the 
> test on alpha.  But if it is not loaded, maybe it should...

The alpha buildd is an ev68; math-emu is not relevant on that chip.

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