A linux/x86 patch for float.h

H.J. Lu hjl@lucon.org
Fri Jun 19 09:02:00 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?
> 

I have no idea if all 80-bit long doubles are the same.


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H.J. Lu (hjl@gnu.org)



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