Subject: Re: IEEE math on Alpha
To: Thomas T. Thai <>
From: None <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/31/2000 23:47:35
the alpha doesn't have full IEEE math support at the moment.  I'm told
that people are working on it though.


On Sun, 31 Dec 2000, Thomas T. Thai wrote:

> again i'm working to get PostgreSQL to pass on all regression tests on the
> Alpha. however, i'm running into this problem with NetBSD failing on 'inf'
> and 'nan' with SIGFPE (kernel reports user traps). if compiled with -mieee
> the attached code will cause the user trap.
> i've taken the -mieee flag out of the Makefile in pgsql, and
> recompiled, but the program keeps dumping user trap errors and it's
> always something related to NAN. any suggestion is appreciated.