giving up the FPU, MSR[FE0], MSR[FE1], and the FPSCR
dan at mvista.com
Tue Jul 10 03:41:01 EST 2001
Paul Mackerras wrote:
> I believe that does work and that glibc uses it. Not that that is the
> ideal way to handle it... Albert Cahalan's suggestion of setting
> FE0/FE1 based on the disposition of the SIGFPE signal is a good one.
There was some discussion about how we handle the exception flags
in FPSCR a long time (a year or more :-) ago. A search of the
archives may turn up something (I haven't searched). I know there
was a change to the library and the user ability to set this flags
way back then.......
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