A linux/x86 patch for float.h

Jeffrey A Law law@cygnus.com
Thu Jun 18 23:37:00 GMT 1998


  In message < m0ykvpU-00026AC@ocean.lucon.org >you write:
  > I don't think all long doubles are the same. Even on x86, not all OSes
  > support 80bit long double. This patch adds the 80bit long double for
  > Linux/x86.
  > 
  > Thanks.
  > 
  > -- 
  > H.J. Lu (hjl@gnu.org)
  > ---
  > Sat Jun 13 12:14:55 1998  H.J. Lu  (hjl@gnu.org)
  > 
  > 	* config/float-i386.h: New.
  > 
  > 	* configure.in (i[34567]86-*-linux-*): Set float_format to i386.
Thanks.  I have installed this patch.

Though I do wonder if "float-i386" is a bad name.  Is this format really
i386 specific, or is it just "80bit" specific?

jeff



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