testprofile on i686

Thiago Macieira thiago at macieira.org
Sun Nov 28 09:16:32 PST 2021

On Sunday, 28 November 2021 08:50:04 PST Linus Torvalds via subsurface wrote:
> > I am trying to package version 5.0.5 for void linux. The build seems to
> > pass all of the tests for x86_64, aarch64, armv7l, armv6l but fails on
> > i686 on the testprofile. Does anyone know why this might be happening
> > specifically for this architecture?
> At a guess, it's some floating point rounding issue or similar, and a
> failure of the test itself rather than the binary.

That would explain why it fails on i686 but nowhere else: x87 floating point, 
which keeps extra precision between operations that the other ones don't.

Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
   Software Architect - Intel DPG Cloud Engineering

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