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Re: Are Decimal operations are fully implemented/tested ?


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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