Subject: Re: floating point exception?
To: Michael G. Schabert <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 09/05/1999 17:07:27
"Michael G. Schabert" wrote:

> Hi guys,
> A user just told me that fortune is now dumping core with a floating point
> exception error...I never noticed, as I don't have it in my login, so I
> don't know when this started. As it was compiled without symbols, gdb isn't
> all that useful. I saw that makefile thread in current, but my make build
> went all the way through. This was Sept 3, although it had also dumped core
> on my previous build which was about a week & 1/2 old.

As a data point, I regularly log into a -current alpha (Hi Luke!)
and have fortune in my .login and haven't had any problems.
/usr/games/fortune was last modified on August 28.