This is the mail archive of the gcc@gcc.gnu.org mailing list for the GCC project.


Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

Re: alpha floating point broken


On Sat, May 25, 2002 at 08:16:33AM -0400, Stephen L Moshier wrote:
> Since ASM_OUTPUT_DOUBLE has been deleted,
> how do you propose to switch between VAX and IEEE data structures now?

You have to do it with a run-time configurable TARGET_FLOAT_FORMAT.
Which we don't have.

And which we didn't have before either, so VAX floating point didn't
actually work properly.  In particular, any time you played with 
unions.

So we've only traded brokenness.


r~


Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]