MULX on haswell triggers ILLOP
tg at gmplib.org
Fri Oct 25 09:37:08 UTC 2013
Tijl Coosemans <tijl at coosemans.org> writes:
A comment on that PR says that it has been fixed in
I don't know if it's feasible to merge this to stable/9. Committer CCed.
Thanks for your reply.
You should notice that the PR is in the "open" state. That usually
means that it has not been analysed, and that no action has been taken.
If the PR is taken care of, one would assume that either,
(1) the bug would be fixed. I'd say that'd need 10 minutes for a
reasonably talented hacker, or
(2) that the documentation is updated to reflect that argument 2 and 3
That >= 4 FreeBSD releases have been made since this became known makes
me worry about how FreeBSD is maintained these days. I cannot believe
that they left the bug there without at least fixing the documentation.
I have decided to not implement further workarounds for GMP; FreeBSD
needs to address its own bugs. GMP 5.2 and later running on an Intel
Haswell will need NetBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris, GNU/Linux, or even Windoze
to operate. On FreeBSD a 'make check' looks like this:
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