[Dev-luatex] Floating point exception

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 10:46:00 CET 2009

On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 11:28 PM, Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> wrote:
> Martin Schröder wrote:
>> 2009/2/2 Javier Múgica <javier at digi21.eu>:
>>> I don't know whether this is a problem of luatex or of my Linux, but with
>>> the latest version I get this message from the operating system (because
>>> it
>>> is in Spanish)
>>> javier at javier-laptop:~$ luatex
>>> Excepción de coma flotante
>>> javier at javier-laptop:~$
>>> i.e., "floating point exception". I do not even see the "This is
>>> Luatex... "
>>> message.
>> Probably the architecture of the binary and your kernel don't match.
> Ah, right. Are you using the binaries from contextgarden.net?
> If yes, then the problem is most likely that your linux kernel is still
> from the 2.4.x series. After the contextgarden upgrade, the binaries
> that are distributed from there are for 2.6.x (it seems nobody has an
> "old enough" linux install readily available any more).

Let him answer first, but I think that I compiled the binaries on the
old machine and there has been no new LuaTeX release since we switched
the server. So those binaries should still be fine for a while. The
binaries from supelec could suffer from that problem though.


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