Victory? (was Re: Mac Intel)

Mikael Pettersson <>
Fri Aug 18 11:05:26 CEST 2006


Mikael Pettersson writes:
 > http://www.it.uu.se/research/group/hipe/snapshots/patch-otp-0804-x86-sse2-exceptions-wip-1
 > 
 > The second patch updates the FP exception feature test code and the actual
 > implementation to support exceptions from SSE2 FP instructions on x86-32.
 > It is known to work on Linux (build Erlang with "-O2 -msse2 -mfpmath=sse"
 > as CFLAGS). The patch is not final (indicated by the absence of a patch number
 > and the "-wip" (work-in-progress) suffix), but the only thing missing is a safety
 > check to see if the CPU has SSE2 or not before SSE2 FP exceptions are enabled.

I've now replaced this patch with the final version which includes the SSE2 safety check:
http://www.it.uu.se/research/group/hipe/snapshots/patch-otp-0804-4-x86-sse2-exceptions

We're now eagerly awaiting your OSX patches ...



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