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Re: [PATCH v2 4/6] powerpc64le: Require at least GCC 6.2 for powerpc64le
Joseph Myers <email@example.com> writes:
> On Thu, 22 Jun 2017, Steven Munroe wrote:
>> On Wed, 2017-06-21 at 23:27 +0000, Joseph Myers wrote:
>> > I see no problem with this, but as far as I'm concerned it's for powerpc
>> > maintainers to review.
>> I am Ok with this as it is specific to powerpc64le and will not impact
>> the other PPC platforms.
>> But I would prefer a compile test for __float128 and the require 'q'
>> suffix builtins over s GCC version test. This would allow for clang/llvm
>> compiles (once they complete their float128 support).
> The proposed test is for 6.2. I presume that's because of some fix that
> wasn't in 6.1 - is it straightforward to make the feature test cover
> whatever's missing and so reject attempts to build with 6.1?
The current code depend on __builtin_*q that first appeared in GCC 6.2.
I'm changing this patch to check for these built-ins instead and the __float128
__float128 a, b, c, d, e;
foobar (__float128 x)
a = __builtin_nansq ("0");
b = __builtin_huge_valq ();
c = __builtin_infq ();
d = __builtin_fabsq (x);
e = __builtin_nanq ("0");
i = __builtin_signbit (x);
return __builtin_copysignq (x, x);