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Re: crash building in groff

Anders Magnusson wrote:
>Brad Parker wrote:
>> I don't have 4.4 handy.  I have 4.3, and it looks like in 4.3 it will
>> use vax/cabs.s which looks like an assembler version of the C code I
>> added.
>> I can dig up the 4.4 code and try it, but mind if I ask why?
>As others already have written, the binary formats differ.
>But a closer look tells that it might be using the assembly version, but I
>really cannot follow how it is used with weak symbols etc.   Or else it is
>the problem Matt wrote about, he has more knowledge about this than I do.

Someone (sorry, not sure who) said that the hypot code might be throwing
an exception by generating an illegal instruction.

(I would thing SIGFPE might be better, but *only* if it where specifically

I'm going to do a little looking into that, but first I'm switching back
to -current if that's ok.  I'd like to get -current working and only
then go back to -beta_5


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