Subject: Re: IEEE math on Alpha
To: Thomas T. Thai <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.