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Re: Is sysdeps/ieee754/dbl-64/e_remainder.c broken?
> Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2001 00:00:02 -0800
> From: "H . J . Lu" <email@example.com>
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
> On Mon, Nov 26, 2001 at 08:03:04PM -0800, Ulrich Drepper wrote:
> > Stephen L Moshier <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > Yes, it is broken on i386.
> > The "fix" is simple: don't use the code on x86. The code was written
> > using accurate rounding based on the precision and not the extra-long
> > internal format. Uglifying and slowing down of generally used code
> > for a platform which isn't even using the code is not acceptable.
> Ok, the IBM code doesn't work on x86. Do we have "make check" results
> on none x86 platforms?
Happily, I do. On powerpc, all the tests pass except for those
related to 'conj' in test-ifloat. I need to look at that, but it's
likely a compiler bug in the 2.95.2 compiler I'm using.
- Geoffrey Keating <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>