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Re: Miscompilation of remainder expressions


Gabriel Dos Reis writes:
 > On Wed, 17 Jan 2007, Andrew Haley wrote:
 > 
 > |
 > | From a performance/convenience angle, the best place to handle this is
 > | either libc or the kernel.
 > 
 > Hmm, that is predicated on assumptions not convenient to users
 > on targets that are not glibc-based or GNU/Linux-based.

Well, if GNU libc/Linux/whatever can fix this bug in libc or the
kernel, so can anyone else.

"To a man with a hammer, all things look like a nail."  It's very
tempting for us in gcc-land always to fix things in gcc, not because
it's technically the right place but because it's what we control
ourselves.

Andrew.


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