floating point error

N8TM@aol.com N8TM@aol.com
Sun Oct 31 23:03:00 GMT 1999


In a message dated 10/14/99 5:50:57 AM EST, zs03@aub.edu.lb writes:

> I cannot go beyond a floating point range of 10^308, and I need to get to a 
> maximum of 10^4932.  So basically the problem is how to declare a long 
double,
>  and do I need to change the setting of the compiler?  If so, please tell 
us 
> how.
enquire.c has some examples working around this limitation by using hex 
format, at least for the x86 case.

Tim
tprince@computer.org



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