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Re: [PATCH] PR libstdc++/13045 / C++ demangler, floating values and function pointer type return type postfix fix.
Carlo Wood <email@example.com> writes:
| On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 08:44:17AM -0500, Jerry Quinn wrote:
| > I have a couple of curiosity questions:
| > 1) Are IEEE numbers the only ones that will ever be seen by
| > print_IEEE_fp?
| It seems that the ABI defines that the hex float value
| is a direct representation of the bits in a float/double
| of the target machine :(. So, no. In that case it will
| output nonsense. But, from the point of view of a cross
| compiler, there is not reasonable way for a demangler
| to know what the target WAS - so I chose to handle everything
| as IEEE and sorry for the those who own a Cray.
I would have preferred C99's hex floating point notation.
It that a viable option?