gcc 2.95.1 bug

Andreas Jaeger aj@suse.de
Sun Oct 31 23:03:00 GMT 1999

>>>>> Steven G Johnson writes:

 > Andreas Jaeger wrote:
>> It looks like this was a bug in the glibc mathinline header file [...]

 > H. J. Lu tracked the bug down to a problem with popping the FP stack
 > on Pentia in gcc 2.95.1.  See:

 > http://egcs.cygnus.com/ml/gcc-patches/1999-10/msg00320.html
 > http://egcs.cygnus.com/ml/gcc-patches/1999-10/msg00513.html
 > http://egcs.cygnus.com/ml/gcc-patches/1999-10/msg00518.html

 > The fix should be in gcc 2.95.2, and it fixed all problems on my machine.
Thanks for pointing this out.  Since I'm using a gcc with those
patches (without releasing it) and a patch mathinline header,
everything's fine for me.

 > I'm not sure how this relates to the header problem Andreas reports.

The header problem isn't a problem anymore - it's fixed now;-)  It
could lead to similiar results as you noticed since the stack could be

Ok, let's close this since both ends (gcc and glibc) are fixed now.

 Andreas Jaeger   
  SuSE Labs aj@suse.de	
   private aj@arthur.rhein-neckar.de

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