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Jarkko Hietaniemi
November 12, 2000 12:24
Re: pp_add -> pp_i_add efficiency hack?
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On Sun, Nov 12, 2000 at 08:09:16PM +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 11, 2000 at 07:13:06PM -0600, Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote:
> > Here's a patch for some of my latest attempts.  Seems to only fool
> > with pp_add and pp_multiply, and not necessarily a fully functional
> > one, so caveat patchor.
> $ ./perl -e 'die "Fooey"'
> Fooey at -e line 1.
> $ ./perl -e 'eval {die "Fooey"}'
> <unending garbage output on fd 2. No idea if it's from stderr or direct
> write()s to 2.>
> Sometimes it's neverending zero bytes. Sometimes it seems to be object files
> starting with the original die message.
> (nice. echo ^O to get your xterm back to ASCII characters).
> I've no idea where eval is in the source code, so don't know how to proceed
> (first failure is comp/require.t)
> I'd like this to work, as StrongARMs are integer only, with all FP as
> emulation, so I hope the slowdown might be negative round here.

That failure doesn't look familiar at all...  I'll dig up all the various
patches for all the attempts (and which I have saved) and send them to
you privately, in the remote hope they'll help.

$jhi++; #
        # There is this special biologist word we use for 'stable'.
        # It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen

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