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[perl #125423] -Dusequadmath test failures on Ubuntu 12.04 gcc 4.6

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sisyphus@cpan.org via RT
Date:
August 21, 2019 00:47
Subject:
[perl #125423] -Dusequadmath test failures on Ubuntu 12.04 gcc 4.6
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rt-4.0.24-12083-1566348442-773.125423-15-0@perl.org
On Tue, 20 Aug 2019 06:15:24 -0700, jkeenan wrote:

> Can anyone provide a patch for Configure that would implement the test
> of the correctness of quadruple-precision calculations as discussed in
> this ticket?
> 
> Thank you very much.

Would it be sufficient to just skip or todo the offending tests if $Config{gccversion} is defined && lt '4.8.0' ?

If was established during Configure that cbrt() of -ve numbers and sqrt(Inf) was buggy, what would we do with that information anyway ?

Cheers,
Rob




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