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Re: GLIBC 2.2 should work on MIPS-Linux

To: Andreas Jaeger <aj@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: GLIBC 2.2 should work on MIPS-Linux
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2000 19:49:55 +0200
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com, linux-mips@fnet.fr, linux-mips@vger.rutgers.edu, Ulf Carlsson <ulfc@oss.sgi.com>, Ralf Baechle <ralf@uni-koblenz.de>
In-reply-to: <hozoqnl5d7.fsf@awesome.engr.sgi.com>; from Andreas Jaeger on Fri, Apr 21, 2000 at 10:40:36AM -0700
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On Fri, Apr 21, 2000 at 10:40:36AM -0700, Andreas Jaeger wrote:

> Upps, I was to fast.  I should have added that the handling of
> floating point numbers seems to be quite broken.  I haven't had time
> to investigate whether this is a bug in glibc, kernel (at least
> partially - we do need a real FPU emulation!) or gcc.

A (full) FPU emulation is in the works and will soon appear on a cvs somewhere 
i was told :), so it will possibly available with kernel 2.4 and though be in
line with glibc 2.2. 

Flo
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Florian Lohoff          flo@rfc822.org                  +49-subject-2-change
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