Altivec and binary compatibility

Adrian Cox apc at
Fri Feb 11 20:41:14 EST 2000

Giuliano Pochini wrote:

> From altivec p. e. m.: "1.2.6 - The AltiVec vector unit never generates an
> exception"
> I just started to read the book, but I think AltiVec tells nothing even on
> things like divisions by 0, etc.

C++ exceptions, not machine exceptions:

   if (failure()) thow Oops();

- Adrian Cox, AG Electronics

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