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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] target-i386: Fix regression with maxsd SSE2 ins
Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] target-i386: Fix regression with maxsd SSE2 instruction v2
Wed, 14 Dec 2011 14:55:45 +0000
Jason, ping? Are you going to do a v3 of this patch?
On 19 November 2011 16:20, Peter Maydell <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 8 November 2011 14:20, Jason Wessel <address@hidden> wrote:
>> The maxsd instruction needs to take into account the sign of the
>> numbers 64 bit numbers. This is a regression that was introduced in
>> 347ac8e356 (target-i386: switch to softfloat).
>> The case that fails is:
>> maxsd %xmm1,%xmm0
>> When xmm1 = 24 and xmm0 = -100
>> This was found running the glib2 binding tests where it prints the message:
>> GLib-GObject-WARNING **: value "24.000000" of type `gdouble' is invalid or
>> out of range for property `value' of type `gdouble'
>> Using a signed comparison fixes the problem.
> This commit comment needs to be updated -- we're not using a
> signed comparison, we're using a floating point comparison.
>> diff --git a/target-i386/ops_sse.h b/target-i386/ops_sse.h
>> index aa41d25..58f7bf5 100644
>> --- a/target-i386/ops_sse.h
>> +++ b/target-i386/ops_sse.h
>> @@ -584,8 +584,8 @@ void helper_ ## name ## sd (Reg *d, Reg *s)\
>> #define FPU_SUB(size, a, b) float ## size ## _sub(a, b, &env->sse_status)
>> #define FPU_MUL(size, a, b) float ## size ## _mul(a, b, &env->sse_status)
>> #define FPU_DIV(size, a, b) float ## size ## _div(a, b, &env->sse_status)
>> -#define FPU_MIN(size, a, b) (a) < (b) ? (a) : (b)
>> -#define FPU_MAX(size, a, b) (a) > (b) ? (a) : (b)
>> +#define FPU_MIN(size, a, b) float ## size ## _lt(a, b, &env->sse_status) ?
>> (a) : (b)
>> +#define FPU_MAX(size, a, b) float ## size ## _lt(b, a, &env->sse_status) ?
>> (a) : (b)
>> #define FPU_SQRT(size, a, b) float ## size ## _sqrt(b, &env->sse_status)
> (repeating my comments from the other thread):
> Having mused about it a bit, I think that actually the macros
> there do return the right answers for the special cases :-)
> If (a,b) are +0,-0 in some order, then the _lt comparison will
> treat them as equal and return 0, so we return b, as required.
> If either of (a,b) are NaNs then the _lt comparison will raise
> InvalidOp and return 0, so we return b.
> That's a bit subtle, so I think it probably deserves a comment:
> /* Note that the choice of comparison op here is important to get the
> * special cases right: for min and max Intel specifies that (-0,0),
> * (0,-0), (NaN, anything) and (anything, NaN) return the second argument.
> -- PMM
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