RFC/RFA: strtod() magnitude problem

Corinna Vinschen vinschen@redhat.com
Thu Apr 25 08:13:00 GMT 2013

On Apr 25 09:19, Christian Bruel wrote:
> On 04/23/2013 02:09 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > Can you try if the below patch fixes the issue?  It's just a manual
> > update of strtod (or rather _strtod_r) to the latest implementation
> > from NetBSD.  There were a few changes which might explain your problem
> > as well as the one encountered by Christian Bruel.
> >
> > Christian, can you please try this patch in your scenario, too?
> Hello Corinna,
> yes,  my -m4-single-only tests are OK with your patch.
> I just had to guard dword1 that is undef for DOUBLE_IS_32BITS, (see
> bellow and stdlib/mprec.h), fixing a "error: lvalue required as left
> operand of assignment" compilation error

This has been fixed by Nick already, so the code in CVS should do the
right thing.  Thanks for testing and your feedback.


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer
Red Hat

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