[RFA] Add some VAX floating point formats to floatformat.[ch]

Mark Kettenis mark.kettenis@xs4all.nl
Mon Aug 22 10:22:00 GMT 2005


> Hi Mark,
>
> No objections from binutils for this, although it is officially a GDB
> header file so make sure that you get agreement from them before
> committing your change.

Thanks!

>> +  /* VAX byte order.  */
>> +  floatformat_vax
>
> I think that having a more descriptive comment for the VAX byte order
> would be helpful.  eg describing the layout of 1.2345678e10 as is done
> with the other entries in this enum.

Could do that, although it wouldn't be particular useful.  VAX is not quite
IEEE, so the bytes will be completely different, not just shuffled around.

Mark



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