HiPE and SIGFPE
Tue Aug 15 10:17:20 CEST 2006
On Tue, 15 Aug 2006 09:43:47 +0200, Anton Berezin wrote:
> On a related note, there seems to be something wrong with FP exception
> handling code on amd64 (I am using FreeBSD port of Erlang, r11b0).
> just hangs eating 100% CPU. It produces an exception, as expected, on i386.
> Is there more information you might want to debug the problem?
The FP exception handling code has not been ported to *BSD.
In particular, the SIGFPE handler will default to a naive and
apparently inadequate version. That it works on i386 is just luck.
Switch to Linux or Solaris, or find someone willing & capable to do the port.
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