Subject: Re: sparc64 double casting bug?
To: matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrey Petrov <email@example.com>
Date: 04/27/2002 19:51:22
On Sun, Apr 28, 2002 at 10:22:16AM +1000, matthew green wrote:
> Hi, while trying to get Perl-5.8.0-to-be running on NetBSD sparc64,
> we ran into this oddity (this is a severely cut down version of a
> test run by Perl's Configure script):
> [ .. ]
> % uname -a
> NetBSD rfhs8036 1.5ZA NetBSD 1.5ZA (GENERIC) #0: Sun Dec 23 03:12:29 PST 2001 chs@ultra2:/build/obj/build/src/sys/arch/sparc64/compile/GENERIC sparc64
> there have been a whole bunch of double floating point fixes made
> since this time, if i recall correctly. i don't have my U5 turned
> on currently so i can't check if this test is fixed now, but can
> someone with a modern compiler test. (jmc?)
That's fpu emulation bug which was fixed in more current -current.
The test work for me with the same compiler.
So update kernel.