[PATCH 00/31] VAX: Bring the port up to date (yes, MODE_CC conversion is included)

Martin Husemann martin@duskware.de
Thu Nov 26 18:08:52 GMT 2020


On Thu, Nov 26, 2020 at 06:01:31PM +0000, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
>  The VAX/NetBSD port however does use hardware FP in their libm as far as 
> I can tell, so I guess it would be reasonable for libgfortran to do so as 
> well.  I haven't checked how correct their implementation actually is, but 
> barring evidence otherwise I would assume they did the right thing.  

It does, but it is not totally correct in all places (due to gcc issues
some parts have not received good testing, and others clearly are broken,
eg. when tables are used that have not been adjusted for the different
limits in VAX float/double formats).

Should be a lot easier to fix with newer gcc soonish (I hope).

Martin


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