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From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Floating exception
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).

Rich.

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Richard Jones
Red Hat