[Numpy-discussion] floating point exception weirdness
strawman at astraw.com
Tue Nov 2 09:03:33 CST 2004
I hunted down the error and modified Doc/INSTALL.txt (patch below,
please modify numarray sources) to indicate that the problem is not
confined to Fedora Core1 but to any i386 linux with libc < 2.3.3 and
With my newly patched and compiled libc, my system runs great, and no
more mysterious Floating Point Exceptions!
RCS file: /cvsroot/numpy/numarray/Doc/INSTALL.txt,v
retrieving revision 1.9
diff -r1.9 INSTALL.txt
< 1. Fedora Core1 -- if compiling against GNU libc on i386 and enabling
< SSE processor functions (with something like "-march=athlon-xp") then
< libc versions above 2.3.3 will be needed.
> 1. i386 linux -- if compiling against GNU libc on i386 and enabling
> SSE processor functions (with something like "-march=athlon-xp" or
> using other libraries that utilize SSE such as atlas or Intel IPP)
> then libc version 2.3.3 or above will be needed.
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