glibc-2.6.1 test errors

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at
Fri Oct 5 09:57:38 PDT 2007

On Fri, 05 Oct 2007 22:31:56 +0600, "Alexander E. Patrakov" <patrakov at> wrote:
> It is known that on different Intel CPUs, glibc chooses at runtime
> different algorithms for certain floating-point operations (grep for
> HWCAP_I386_XMM, for example, which corresponds to SSE support). So here

Interesting, I didn't realize this.

> it may well be that this part of the Glibc testsuite in fact a testsuite
> for the CPU. For the meaningful comparison of the results, I ask both
> you and the original poster to post the contents of /proc/cpuinfo.

Attached, have fun.

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