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Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2012 23:49:26 +0400
From: ojab <>
Subject: Re: spandsp testsuite, feenableexcept() is missing

On 14.12.2012 22:58, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 06:30:28PM +0400, ojab wrote:
>> >Hi list,
>> >
>> >spandsp testsuite build fails with
>>> > >/root/spandsp/tests/v17_tests.c:311: undefined reference to `feenableexcept'
>> >
>> >AFAIU all functions from fenv.h are not implemented. Is there plans
>> >to implement them before 1.0/at all?
> fenv.h is implemented. The issue is that feenableexcept is not part of
> the standard for fenv.h; it's an extension added by glibc for turning
> on trapping exceptions. This usage is non-portable (as far as I know,
> many machines don't support trapping exceptions) and I've never seen a
> program actually making use of them. It looks like spandsp is just
> using this function in its test suite, probably to test some
> exception-relted behavior. I think this should be fixed upstream,
> since it won't work on other non-GNU systems either.
> Rich

Ouch, stupid me, I thought that I've checked posix about it.
Sorry for the noise.

//wbr ojab

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