Bug#427661: boinc-client: causes unaligned trap errors

Frank S. Thomas frank at thomas-alfeld.de
Tue Jun 26 07:42:50 UTC 2007

On Sunday 24 June 2007, Jim Woodruff wrote:
> I believe I see the problem. When version 5.8.17-2 was compiled for
> the Alpha architecture, the compiler flag "-fast-math" was used. This
> causes Floating point exception errors on the Alpha (see closed bug
> report #379137).
> I downgraded to version 5.4.11-5 and everything is working fine.

Hi Jim,

Thanks for noticing. The compiler flags were hardcoded in client/Makefile.am 
by upstream between versions 5.4 and 5.8 and but I missed this change. The 
next Debian revision will be built without these flags again.

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