[fpc-devel]bugs to close

Florian Klaempfl Florian.Klaempfl at gmx.de
Tue Nov 25 13:25:15 CET 2003

Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-11-25 at 12:00, Johannes Berg wrote:
>>I'll investigate the signal handling issue(s) and see if its possible to
>>handle SIGFPE properly.
> This is already implemented, at least on linux. So why is there even a
> check? 

Which checks do you mean exactly?

I guess the poster meant that e.g. (-3)^2 is possible in inside real 
numbers however the default forumula exp(2*ln(-3)) faults on it.

> If I do
> writeln(ln(a)) where a:extended=0
> then I get a SIGFPE which is handled and converted to a runtime error or
> exception (depending on having sysutils or not).
> johannes

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