Subject: Re: borken state of quad/soft float on sparc64
To: James Chacon <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 02/05/2002 13:16:49
> If you want to play with perl, compile and install a new libc (which will
> then have the proper _Qp* symbols in it). I compiled perl against that 
> (and left the --whole-archive stuff in for now) and it passed the entire
> perl test suite except for 4 tests which weren't floating point related.


Last time I looked those tests failed on i386 as well and looked like either
bugs in the tests (i.e. portability issues) or were caused by the packaging
(at that time we removed some modules from perl and installed them via separate
pkgs, don't know if this is still the case)