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Re: Kahan's Floating Point Test


<<I checked this on a linux box.  The result is due to the pow function
in the system math library.  The function is sensitive to the setting
of the fpu rounding precision.  It is not a compiler bug.
>>

Not surprising x**y is the classical example where extended precision
makes this a trivial calculation (you can compute it using logs and 
exps ONLY if you have extended precision).


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