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Re: Amaya 8.1a SuSe linux 8.2 GL version FP exception

From: Irene Vatton <irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2003 10:28:22 +0200
To: Keith Hopper <kh@waikato.ac.nz>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20030822102822.7e7b94dc.irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Tue, 05 Aug 2003 17:04:35 +1200
Keith Hopper <kh@waikato.ac.nz> wrote:

> Hi,
>      This one is reproducible - unfortunately!
> 
> I discovered it after installation on my new laptop when configuring it.  I
> have managed to cause the bug to happen after opening the General
> preferences and, for the home page typing
> 
> file:///srv/www/htdocs/index.html
> 
> or just
> 
> /srv/www/htdocs/index.html
> 
> and then applying and closing the amaya window - no other actions were
> taken.
> 
>      On restarting amaya, the amaya main window comes into view - no
> content yet - and then disappears with the command line shell window
> showing
> 
> Floating point exception
> 
>      The document has been validated - it just has a line of text on an
> image background - and happily loads when the URI is typed into the URL
> icon on the main amaya window - with no parsing or other errors!
> 
>      The problem does not arise with a fictitious file name, however, so
> since it is very small I attach it for reference. The error still occurs if
> the background-image line is deleted.
> 
>      Sorry about this - but it seemed kind of important!
> 
>                Regards,

I guess this error is due to the gcc compiler used to generate that Amaya version.
If we remove the -Os option, this kind of strange crashes disappears.
We're preparing a new release.

Sorry for the inconvenience.
     Irene.
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