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Re: Are Decimal operations are fully implemented/tested ?


On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 1:29 PM, Vincent Lefevre <vincent+gcc@vinc17.org> wrote:
> 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).
>
If exist, what are the known bugs in the current implementation of
Decimal / IEEE 754-2008 standard ?
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