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Re: [gfortran,ping] support for large kinds in front-end and library
On Thu, Aug 04, 2005 at 12:56:35AM +0200, FX Coudert wrote:
> Plus, I'm not sure, since it appears that on ia64-unknown-linux-gnu,
> gfortran doesn't support real(16).
Correct. real(16) would be supported by ia64-hpux, but not linux.
> As I don't know anything about IA64, how are these two real types called
> in C (long double and ..., I guess)?
__float80 and (__float128 or long double).
> And what math functions are available for each type?
I'm not sure.
> And, of course, where can one find such a computer to test and debug?
There are a couple of folk interested in ia64-hpux -- Steve Ellcey
<email@example.com> for one, as well as various members of CodeSourcery.
I imagine that you could convince some of them to do testing.