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Re: GDB/libiberty support for IBM long double


On Fri, 26 Oct 2007, Mark Kettenis wrote:

> Hmm, can't we have a somewhat better (more general) name than
> floatformats_ibm_long_double (especially since it is no exclusively
> used for IBM hardware).

IBM long double is the name used in the GCC ABI option 
(-mabi=ibmlongdouble) and in the taxonomy in use by the Power ABI working 
group (ATR-LONG-DOUBLE-IBM).  The alternative I've seen is "double double" 
but that looks rather like a typo.

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Joseph S. Myers
joseph@codesourcery.com


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