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Re: standards on SIGFPE for divide by zero
> Now, if the hardware in question can't create SIGFPE on integer
> divide, I don't think we should torture the compiler into simulating
Why not? Emotional question-begging ("torture") aside, that is.
(Well, strictly, no hardware generates SIGFPE, which is an OS thing;
the hardware just traps, with the kernel doing the signal generation.
But I don't see any reason the conditional trap to the kernel has to be
part of the divide instruction; a "trap if OV set" instruction after
the divide proper seems perfectly reasonable to me.)
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