floatlib

Wei Qin wqin@EE.Princeton.EDU
Tue Oct 15 11:43:00 GMT 2002



I don't know the answer but I am curious about the floatlib.c.
What is its relaionship with the soft-fp library in glibc?

thanks,

Wei


On Tue, 15 Oct 2002, Steve Edwards wrote:

> I've been trying a few things using floating point emulation on the ix86
> hardware using floatlib.c. As far as I've been able to tell, this does
> not appear to be a supported facility on this hardware (or is this only
> true for cross-compilation?), so I manually compiled and linked this
> file against my code which in turn had been compiled with -msoft-float.
>
> I encountered a few oddities in the behaviour of my resultant
> executable, so I'm wondering whether this is the correct list to ask
> questions on, or whether I should try some of the email addresses in the
> floatlib.c header?
>
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