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From: Sebastien Ferre <Sebastien.Ferre@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Floating exception


Richard Jones wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 26, 2007 at 06:25:51PM +0100, Sebastien Ferre wrote:
>> I've got the same problem with the simplest program,
>> the "hello world" :
>>
>> let _ = print_string "Hello world!\n"
>>
>> * Machine where compiled (in native code):
>>
>> Linux version 2.6.20-1.2952.fc6 
>> (brewbuilder@ls20-bc1-14.build.redhat.com) (gcc
>> version 4.1.1 20070105 (Red Hat 4.1.1-51)) #1 SMP Wed May 16 18:59:18 
>> EDT 2007
>> Intel(R) Core(TM) Duo CPU      U2500  @ 1.20GHz
>>
>>
>> * Machine where execution produces "Floating exception"
>>
>> Linux version 2.6.15-1.1833_FC4smp 
>> (bhcompile@hs20-bc1-1.build.redhat.com) (gcc
>> version 4.0.2 20051125 (Red Hat 4.0.2-8)) #1 SMP Wed Mar 1 23:56:51 EST 2006
>> Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 3.40GHz
>>
>> I know I cannot assume that a native binary is portable,
>> but I'd like to understand what makes it fail.
>> gcc version, redhat version, FC version ?
> 
> Are you using the Fedora ocaml or did you compile it yourself, and
> which version of OCaml is this?  I've shipped binaries of native OCaml
> programs to a lot of customers and no one has reported anything like
> this (which is not to say it can't happen).

I compiled it myself, version 3.09.3.

(I used to ship native binaries too before, but this
was with OCaml 3.08.?, and Fedora Core 2).

Sebastien