Subject: Re: sparc64 double casting bug?
To: matthew green <>
From: Andrey Petrov <>
List: tech-toolchain
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.