giving up the FPU, MSR[FE0], MSR[FE1], and the FPSCR

Dan Malek dan at
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.......

	-- Dan

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