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Re: How do we test the IBM ieee754 math library?


On Sun, Nov 25, 2001 at 04:26:25PM -0800, Geoff Keating wrote:
> > 
> > This may not be worthwhile trying to fix except to ask what
> > computer these programs were developed on or what computers they have
> > actually been tested on.  Evidently the code is intolerant of IEEE
> > flaws so there are going to be various systems on which it dosn't work
> > properly.
> 
> Well, not that many.  Powerpc, sparc, ia64, hppa, and alpha should all
> be fine, as should any target that uses soft-float; all those are
> strict IEEE.  I think s/390 is also strict IEEE.  That leaves m68k,
> which I understand is also OK for IEEE arithmetic, and x86.
> 

glibc also supports arm, cris, mips and sh.


H.J.


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