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Re: [alpine-user] Firefox situation

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

Hi Natanael,

Natanael Copa wrote:
> The problem is non-trivial to solve.
> https://bugs.alpinelinux.org/issues/4248#note-8
>
> Basically, firefox changes the FPU state (set the precision), which
> breaks any code using floating point afterwards.
>
> It is reported upstream:
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1284293

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.

Riccardo


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