HUGE is missing in math.h

Richard Earnshaw
Wed Jun 29 15:41:00 GMT 2005

On Wed, 2005-06-29 at 07:53, Schwarz, Konrad wrote:
> Pardon my innocence, but I believe C99 introduced floating point hex
> constants precisely for this purpose.

It does, but that's only half the story.  You still have to know which
hex constant represents HUGE_VALL on a particular machine -- that is
machine dependent because the type of long double is machine dependent.


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