David Schultz writes: > Thus spake Terry Lambert <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > > David Schultz wrote: > > > This is because floating point > > > support on Alpha is broken unless you specifically tell gcc to > > > unbreak it by specifying -mieee. > > > > Sounds like the ability to turn "-mieee" off at all, let alone > > making it the default, is bad? If so, why is that the way it > > is configured? > > > > > I'm hoping there's a better solution than > > > disabling support for NaNs in strtod(). > > > > Make "-mieee" on by default? > > Well, I was secretly hoping I'd get that answer from the Powers > That Be, but I think it's off by default on purpose for efficiency > reasons. That would imply that I need to come up with a workaround > that involves not generating NaN values, *period*. Sigh.
FWIW, I think -mieee should be on by default. If anybody cared about speed, they'd use the compaq compiler or a P4. Drew To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message