[wwwdocs] gcc-4.3/changes.html: decimal floating point

Janis Johnson janis187@us.ibm.com
Thu Sep 13 01:19:00 GMT 2007


Add information about the C decimal floating-point arithmetic extension.

Index: gcc-4.3/changes.html
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RCS file: /cvs/gcc/wwwdocs/htdocs/gcc-4.3/changes.html,v
retrieving revision 1.70
diff -u -p -r1.70 changes.html
--- gcc-4.3/changes.html	11 Sep 2007 20:25:52 -0000	1.70
+++ gcc-4.3/changes.html	12 Sep 2007 23:28:04 -0000
@@ -74,6 +74,12 @@
     <code>-mtune=pentium</code> or <code>-mtune=pentiumpro</code> as a
     replacement.</li>
 
+    <li>Decimal floating-point arithmetic based on draft ISO/IEC TR 24732
+    is now supported as a GCC extension for some targets.  The feature
+    introduces new data types <code>_Decimal32</code>,
+    <code>_Decimal64</code>, and <code>_Decimal128</code> with constant
+    suffixes <code>DF</code>, <code>DD</code>, and <code>DL</code>.</li>
+
   </ul>
 
 <h2>General Optimizer Improvements</h2>




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