[RFH] Math function error-reporting tests

Michael Kerrisk mtk.manpages@googlemail.com
Mon Aug 4 18:42:00 GMT 2008


On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 7:25 PM, GHORBAL Khalil 218205
<khalil.ghorbal@cea.fr> wrote:
>
> attached, mt.log files for 2.3.2, 2.3.6 and 2.7 versions.

Thanks Khalil.  So now I have

2.2.4
2.3.2
2.3.3
2.3.5
2.3.6
2.7
2.8

Cheers,

Michael

> -----Original Message-----
> From: libc-help-owner@sourceware.org on behalf of Michael Kerrisk
> Sent: Mon 8/4/2008 5:48 PM
> To: linux-man@vger.kernel.org; libc-help@sourceware.org
> Cc: Andreas Jaeger; Joseph S. Myers; Andries Brouwer; Fabian Kreutz
> Subject: [RFH] Math function error-reporting tests
>
> Hello linux-man and libc-help,
>
> I'm in the process of revising all of the man-pages describing the
> math functions in glibc.  I recently wrote some scripts to test the
> error-reporting support (i.e., errno versus exceptions) in all of the
> glibc math functions (for some background, look here:
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lib.glibc.alpha/13583/).  Andries
> helped me iron out a few bugs, and get a few more test results, so
> that I now have data for the following glibc versions:
>
> 2.2.4
> 2.3.3
> 2.3.5
> 2.7
> 2.8
>
> I'd like to get test results for as many (x86) glibc versions as
> possible, especially (but not only) for glibc versions before 2.2.4.
> Would any folk on the list who have x86 systems with other glibc
> versions be prepared to run my test scripts and send me the results?
>
> A run of the scripts takes of the order of one minute.
>
> (To find out what glibc version you are running, enter the following command
>
>    /lib/libc.so.6
>
> and look at the first line of output.)
>
> To run the script:
>
> a) Extract the two attached shell scripts to the same directory.
>
> b) Run the test:
>
>        sh math_tests.sh > mt.log
>
>
>   (This step will also produce around 100 (C and executable) files in /tmp.)
>
> c) clean up:
>
>        rm /tmp/mt_*
>
> d) Send me the results (i.e., the mt.log above), CCing the list and
> mentioning what glibc version(s) you used, so that other people don't
> duplicate tests for the same glibc.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Michael
>
> --
> Michael Kerrisk
> Linux man-pages maintainer; http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/
> man-pages online: http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/online_pages.html
> Found a bug? http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/reporting_bugs.html
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