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Re: real.c on unicosmk
On Wed, May 22, 2002 at 11:00:01PM -0700, Richard Henderson wrote:
> On Wed, May 22, 2002 at 09:40:40PM -0400, Stephen L Moshier wrote:
> > Also the assemblers on the older targets usually are buggy.
> > They need to be tested for their ability to handle
> > special values, denormals, and so on.
> We no longer trust any assembler. It is easier to emit all
> floating point values with their integer bit-wise representation.
There are still some places in the machine descriptions where floating
point values get emitted as float constants.
I will be happy to make a sweep to get rid of them - *after* I purge
deprecated targets (hopefully this weekend).