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March 2, 2003 03:33
Re: [PATCH] glibc _moddi3
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On Sat, Mar 01, 2003 at 10:57:51PM +0200, Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote:
> Here's an attempt to squash the glibc _moddi3 negative quad bug that's
> been around for aeons.  An aeon.  Almost a year.  (The bug is also
> known as [perl #9402] or "Abigail's faithfully failing int.t".)
> I didn't feel like writing a Configure test for such a precise bug
> but instead went for runtime.  Now pp_i_modulo is basically a switchboard
> that rewires the opcode dispatch table as required (thus effectively
> rewiring itself out of the way).  The patch works for me-- I've got
> the same buggy glibc in the Debian box I run my smokes in.


I was getting tired of seeing my smokes fail over and over again.


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