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Re: Fourth Draft "Unsafe fp optimizations" project description.



On Mon, 13 Aug 2001 dewar@gnat.com wrote:
>
> <<They are as "accurate" - it's just that they have a more limited
> argument range.
> >>
>
> I do not believe that these built in routines meet the Ada requirements
> for accuracy. At least I cannot prove that from the documentation Intel
> provides.

Hmm. As far as I know, the library routines at least in glibc do not add
any accuracy.

The library routines _do_ add:
 - "errno" handling
 - extended range by reduction of the argument size
but not accuracy.

		Linus


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