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Re: Drop FPE ?

From: Thomas Schwinge
Subject: Re: Drop FPE ?
Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2006 23:52:21 +0100
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On Wed, Dec 06, 2006 at 11:39:31PM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> The saga continues.

Did you see that one?  :-)

21:37 <antrik> urgs... gnumach still has support for i287...
21:40 <antrik> ./i386/i386/fpu.c:              fp_kind = FP_287;

> There are bits of code here and there for
> supporting FPE (Floating Point Emulation).  Nowadays' x86 processors
> (486DX or later) all have FP units

... and I wouldn't expect someone to seriously try running a GNU/Hurd
system on a pre-Pentium.

> so couldn't we drop FPE support?

No objection from my side.


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