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Re: Patch for Granlund's soft-fp lib

"Zack Weinberg" <> writes:
> Thank you for the patch, however, Torbjorn's soft-fp lib never got
> incorporated into GCC proper so there's not much we can do with it.
> If you would like to do the legwork to get it incorporated, we would
> appreciate that considerably.  What you'd have to do is create a
> branch in CVS, install ieeelib.c and ieeecvt.c there, and then one at
> a time modify ports that use fp-bit.c to use the new library instead.
> Once all ports are validated to work with the new library, fp-bit.c
> can be removed, and then the branch can be merged.  If you start now
> you should be done in good time for inclusion in GCC 3.5.  It is
> unfortunately too late for 3.4.

+ Personally I would like to to the work.
- I do not have the time to do so.
- I don't know if it will be possible for me to get a
  copyright assignment. This limits me to simple obvious
- Last time this came up someone noticed unresolved
  copyright/licence problems with Granlund's sources.

Summing these points gives a negative -- sorry.


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