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Re: newlib and long-double question

Sisyphus, this is off topic slightly, but you might want to adjust the
link on the CPAN page:

points to three lines of French whose meaning isn't all that clear. If
that is what you want then fine, but as I remember Loria does have an
English version for most of its projects--- perhaps you could link to


On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 5:28 AM, Sisyphus <> wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Hugh Myers"
>> The OP is trying to build Perl itself, not use it; hence the need for
>> long double support functions...
> You don't need "long double support functions" to build perl ... unless you
> want to build a perl whose NV is a long double (instead of a double).
> Presumably the op wants to build a perl whose NV is a long double so that he
> can make use of that extra precision. Given that he can't build such a perl,
> the next best way of accessing that extra precision he wants is, imo, to use
> Math::MPFR.
> Cheers,
> Rob

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