Q: mathfp goals.

Ranjith Kumaran ranjith@cygnus.com
Wed Mar 15 15:07:00 GMT 2000


The main reason for mathfp is to have a libm that uses floating point 
routines where available instead of (slower) floating point emulation.


On 14 Mar 2000, Sergei Organov wrote:

> Hello,
> What are goals of development of 'mathfp'? Is it speed/code size or
> independence of availability of IEEE floating point or what? In other words
> what are the main differences between 'math' and 'mathfp'?
> Thanks in advance.
> Sergei Organov.

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