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Re: GASP patch
>>>>> "Ben" == Ben Elliston <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Ben> I would like to submit the following patch, which corrects GASP's
Ben> handling of floating point constants (`flonums' in GAS terminology).
Ben> Previously, a floating point constant such as 12.12 would be converted
Ben> from the currently specified base into decimal. Worse, the fractional
Ben> component of a float would be scanned as a separate integer, leading
Ben> to strange transformations such as 12.001 => 12.1.
Ben> This patch clarifies GASP's position on flonums and restricts their
Ben> intepretation to base 10. Thinking that this is probably newsworthy,
Ben> I've added a note to the NEWS file. New test case files are MIME
Ben> attached at the end of this message.
Ben> Okay to commit?
I've not received any feedback on this patch (other than a one-liner
fix that Alan Modra pointed out). Okay to commit?