possible error for cross-gcc-2.3.5-glibc-2.3.2?

Dan Kegel dank@kegel.com
Sun Oct 10 19:00:00 GMT 2004

Lennert Buytenhek wrote:
> If you're on little-endian, that's probably true.  There are not
> many folks using big-endian ARM, so things there are still kind-of
> broken.
> For example, this afternoon I was wondering why ntpd was constantly
> adjusting my clock in the wrong direction, and then found this
> (on big-endian.)  So you see that at least one really obvious bug
> in kernel fp emulation went undetected for a couple of years.
> Actually, before a patch went into 2.6.9-rc2 to fix fp byte order,
> hardfloat on big-endian didn't work at all.

Hey, I wonder if that means a few basic floating point tests
belong in the LTP.  Lennert, could you check to see if the
LTP as it stands now would have detected that problem?
If not, maybe you could submit a couple test cases to them!
- Dan

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