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Re: [alpine-user] Firefox situation

From: Riccardo Mottola <>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2018 09:54:35 +0200

Hi Natanael,

Natanael Copa wrote:
> The problem is non-trivial to solve.
> Basically, firefox changes the FPU state (set the precision), which
> breaks any code using floating point afterwards.
> It is reported upstream:

is this breakage due to having a different libc and thus different
implementation of floating point routines?

I have successfully compiled and used both 45 and 52 series of firefox
on x86 32bit on different Linux and BSD systems.


Received on Thu May 10 2018 - 09:54:35 UTC