OtpR8B loops on configure
Thu Nov 8 10:43:26 CET 2001
Has anyone else seen this?
Using Linux RH6.2 (2.2.14) on a Pentium 233MMX (a very minimal system, but
still a useful node).
On line 4688 of /erts/emulator/configure where it checks for "unreliable
floating point execptions" (sic) it runs a conftest program which loops my
machine. I will admit to only leaving it for 10mins but the program does not
appear to have any loops, and skimming it does not appear to be particularly
For the moment I have presumed that I have unreliable floating point
exceptions and commented out this test (and left it so it assumes it failed).
R7B compiled perfectly on this machine a while ago, albeit with a Pentium 133
cpu. I guess the upgrade could have affected it, but it doesn't loop, crash or
do anything else bad for any other compilation tasks.
Any ideas would be appreciated, although I have a workaround.
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