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Re: sparc autocompile has begun

>Johnie> Not problems so far:
>Johnie> perl 5.004
>Johnie> ;-)
>Did you run make test against perl?  There's a bug in the libm exp
>handling that perl demonstrates nicely by dying with a SIGFPE.  If I
>ever get five free minutes I'm going to try & track it down - right
>after I upload a NMU for gdb. :)

>From what I could tell, the bug was not in libm, but rather a case of
missing floating point emulation in the kernel. Get a recent kernel
from vger and try with that (it was fixed in the mid 2.1.90's and
backported to 2.0.3x at about the same time).


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