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Re: What is acceptable for -ffast-math?
- To: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, kaih at khms dot westfalen dot de
- Subject: Re: What is acceptable for -ffast-math?
- From: dewar at gnat dot com
- Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2001 18:00:32 -0400 (EDT)
<<If a is the smallest positive number in some floating point type, then I
would certainly expect both a/2.0 and a/4.0 do the same thing - either
yield zero or signal underflow.
Please review the IEEE standard
(and please remember rounding!)
>>What buggy idea of floating point does this?!
Please make absolutely sure you understand the issue before deciding this
is a bug :-)