[PATCH 10/13] s390: Use sqrt{f} builtin

Adhemerval Zanella adhemerval.zanella@linaro.org
Wed Jun 10 15:59:23 GMT 2020

On 10/06/2020 12:45, Szabolcs Nagy wrote:
> The 06/10/2020 17:39, Stefan Liebler via Libc-alpha wrote:
>> Hi Adhemerval,
>> my last tests with the sqrt builtin on s390x showed that gcc emits a
>> call to libm which would lead to an infinite loop:
>> if (x < 0)
>>  sqrt(x)
>> else
>>  sqdbr-instruction
> in general the builtins based implementation
> must be compiled with -fno-math-errno if
> they have error conditions otherwise math-errno
> may cause the compiler not to do a single
> instruction inline like in this sqrt case.

Afaik libm is already build with -fno-math-errno with:

Makeconfig:849:+extra-math-flags = $(if $(filter libm,$(in-module)),-fno-math-errno,-fmath-errno)

And for some implementation (either default or compat ones)
we have specific wrapper (for instance w_sqrt_*) to handle

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