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Re: Program error: Meaning?

On Thu, May 24, 2001 at 08:04:15PM -0700, Travis Davies wrote:
> What does the following program error mean?
> "Floating point exception (core dumpted)"

It means that the program recieved a SIGFPE and didn't have a handler for it
so it exited 8-P.

Usually, when I see FPE, it's because of a divide by zero, but any math that
the computer can't handle will raise it.

Jordan Bettis <http://www.hafd.org/~jordanb/>
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