fma functions

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Feb 19 15:02:00 GMT 2009

On Feb 18 13:53, Howland Craig D (Craig) wrote:
> I see two possible approaches to take with respect to this problem:
> 1)  Remove the functions (until adequate replacements can be found).
> 2)  Point out their shortcomings in the documentation and recommend
> that they not be used.
>  [...]
> Personally, I prefer the first approach.

That's not possible.  You would break backward shared lib compatibility
with already exsisting applications.

> So finally to the approach question:  should the functions be
> removed, or should they be kept with the BUG being documented?

Better document it.


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Project Co-Leader
Red Hat

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