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Re: [PATCH] Fix underflow and inexact signalling in soft-fp whenpacking.
On Fri, 25 May 2012, David Miller wrote:
> I think part of all of these problems is that things come out a little
> bit differently from the FP_DIV macro. For example, for double
It's quite possible one of the several FP_DIV implementations has a bug,
but if they return results that don't have the highest set bit in the
standard position I'd say that's a bug in the relevant implementation, and
should be fixed there. The ones I looked at compared the two mantissas at
the start to work out the desired exponent, but maybe they get the case of
equality wrong, or something like that.
I basically did not touch FP_DIV at all in my 2005-6 changes.
> BTW, kernel commit f8324e20f8289dffc646d64366332e05eaacab25 fixes
> another bug that we might have in the glibc and libgcc copies. I
> haven't looked more deeply at this yet, but it is on my TODO list.
I just cleared that from my todo list, see my previous message - it was
GCC bug 44631 (closed as invalid when it was found to be a kernel bug) and
was fixed by my 2005-6 changes.
Joseph S. Myers