[RFA] testsuite/gdb.base/pointers.[c,exp]: don't assume >= 8 byte doubles

Fernando Nasser fnasser@cygnus.com
Tue Mar 6 09:03:00 GMT 2001


Orjan Friberg wrote:
> 
> (This is a resubmission.)  In pointers.c, a double D is assigned
> -1.375E-123.  This only fits if a double is (at least) 8 bytes.  For a
> 4-byte double you get an underflow.  The pattern matching of the
> decimals when printing the value of D also assumes it's >= 8 bytes.  K&R
> says an acceptable minimum for FLT_MIN is 1E-37, so I decided to go with
> that and relaxed the decimal pattern matching to the same level as for
> floats.
> 
> Ok to commit?
> 

Yes, I believe we discussed this long ago and all agreed that it was a sensible change.

Thanks.
Fernando


> Orjan
> 
> 2001-02-26  Orjan Friberg  <orjanf@axis.com>
> 
>         * gdb.base/pointers.c: Don't assume doubles are >= 8 bytes.
>         * gdb.base/pointers.exp: Relax pattern match of decimals.
> 
> *** /home/orjanf/gdb-HEAD/src/gdb/testsuite/gdb.base/pointers.c Wed Mar
> 22 00:01
> :49 2000
> --- pointers.c  Wed Nov  1 14:28:52 2000
> *************** int more_code()
> *** 194,200 ****
>       L = -234;
>       UL = 234;
>       F = 1.25E10;
> !     D = -1.375E-123;
>       pC = &C;
>       ppC = &pC;
>       pppC = &ppC;
> --- 194,200 ----
>       L = -234;
>       UL = 234;
>       F = 1.25E10;
> !     D = -1.25E-37;
>       pC = &C;
>       ppC = &pC;
>       pppC = &ppC;
> 
> *** /home/orjanf/gdb-HEAD/src/gdb/testsuite/gdb.base/pointers.exp
> Mon Feb
> 26 18:34:53 2001
> --- pointers.exp        Mon Feb 26 18:34:36 2001
> *************** gdb_expect {
> *** 527,533 ****
> 
>   send_gdb "print *pD\n"
>   gdb_expect {
> !     -re ".\[0-9\]* = -1.375e-123.*$gdb_prompt $" {
>           pass "print value of *pD"
>         }
>       -re ".*$gdb_prompt $" { fail "print value of *pD" }
> --- 527,533 ----
> 
>   send_gdb "print *pD\n"
>   gdb_expect {
> !     -re ".\[0-9\]* = -1.2\[0-9\]*e\\-37.*$gdb_prompt $" {
>           pass "print value of *pD"
>         }
>       -re ".*$gdb_prompt $" { fail "print value of *pD" }
> 
> --
> Orjan Friberg              E-mail: orjan.friberg@axis.com
> Axis Communications AB     Phone:  +46 46 272 17 68

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