Dennis Ferguson <dennis.c.ferguson%gmail.com@localhost> writes: >> Have you run paranoia (with no math options in CFLAGS) with the patch? >> Is it happy with everything? If not, can you explain what it objects >> to, and why it is wrong? > > I'll be happy to run it once the patch goes in. I'm not sure if it is > necessary to run it before then since the patch simply makes NetBSD > on Intel machines behave the way other operating systems do already. > Note that the original author of paranoia is also the floating point > arithmetic expert who helped Intel with the design of the x87, which > was intended to work the way this patch is now allowing it to, so it > would be surprising if paranoia had any objections to the change. Thanks. You running it before and after and explaining to us if you think all is well sounds like a good plan to me, and I'll withdraw my objection. I don't expect the results to change much, because it already complains (without -ffloat-store which is bogus) on i386.
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