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Re: Are Decimal operations are fully implemented/tested ?
- From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+gcc at vinc17 dot org>
- To: Hesham Moustafa <heshamelmatary at gmail dot com>
- Cc: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2012 13:29:35 +0200
- Subject: Re: Are Decimal operations are fully implemented/tested ?
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On 2012-09-12 11:29:41 +0300, Hesham Moustafa wrote:
> I want to inquire about the state of decimal floating point operations
> at gcc low-level library.
> Does gcc fully implement IEEE 754-2008 standard ?
No. Even for binary-only it doesn't (though it almost does). Also
note that some parts of IEEE 754-2008 are (should be) implemented
on the C library side (e.g. glibc).
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