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Re: [PATCH] BZ#15235: Fix spurious underlfows for expl ldbm-128ibm
On 03/06/2013 01:29 PM, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Mar 2013, Adhemerval Zanella wrote:
>> This patch corrects spurious underflow exceptions generated by
>> expl(-744.44006192138126231410729844608163411L) for ldbl-128ibm.
>> The spurious underflow exceptions is generated when the result
>> is scaled back with subnormal number multiplication. It follows
>> the dbl-64 implementation by temporary disabling the exception
>> generation in the scale multiplication.
>> Any tips, comments, advices?
> As discussed in Bugzilla, the exceptions are not spurious; it would be a
> bug to be missing them.
Yes I'll close the bug.