[Users] Fwd: EinsteinToolkit - Build #884 - Still Unstable - 362/419 tests passed

Erik Schnetter schnetter at cct.lsu.edu
Tue Nov 29 09:09:51 CST 2016

Note that floating point exceptions can also be caused by integer division
(or modulo).


On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 9:52 AM, Roland Haas <rhaas at illinois.edu> wrote:

> Hello Ian, all,
> > A recent commit caused a huge number of test failures.  I looked at
> > one, and it seemed to be caused by a floating point exception.  We
> > shouldn't get these, since we are supposed to disable them in favour
> > of producing NaNs.  The only change that looks like it might have
> > caused this is to the NaNChecker.  Roland, could your changes have
> > had some unintended consequence?
> The only one that changes anything other than the build system (ie
> which could let it compile but then fail) is the change to NaNChecker,
> which in the worst case scenario would produce extra NaNs in a helper
> grid function.
> I'll try and see if I can understand what is going on. Is there a way
> to log into the Jenkins slave that produced the errors? Otherwise I
> guess I will try and see if I can remember how to get to the logs on
> the server.
> Yours,
> Roland
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