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Re: [PATCH] PR libstdc++/13045 / C++ demangler, floating values and function pointer type return type postfix fix.
Geert Bosch <email@example.com> writes:
| On Nov 24, 2003, at 16:30, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
| > It's perhaps worth noting that the libiberty demangler currently
| > follows a much simpler approach than the C++ demangler, which is to
| > not attempt to interpret floating constants at all. This is fully
| > compliant with non-IEEE targets, and produces demanglings like
| > void f<1>(A<(1) + (((int)(-((float)3f800000))))>)
| Doesn't (float) 0x3f800000 produce the floating point number
| (which has memory representation 0x4e7e0000) instead of 1.0 as you
That also makes other unspoken assumptions. I'm getting more and of
the opinion that C99 hex floating notation (with canonical form) might
a better alternative.