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Bryce McKinlay
Fri Jan 25 13:09:00 GMT 2002

Andrew Haley wrote:

>Bryce McKinlay writes:
> > 
> > I think we should really be using the libc implementations of these 
> > functions since they are faster (written in assembly). We should only 
> > use the fdlibm math functions for targets that don't have a math library 
> > (and possibly also for StrictMath?)
>Probably, but until we have a proper implementation of strictfp we're
>better off with what we've got.  At least we're compatible with one
>Java math library standard...

AFAIK "strictfp" doesn't have anything to do with the Math.* calls, 
though. You'd still have to call StrictMath.x() if you wanted the strict 
implementation even if your method/class was declared strictfp.



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