More instantiation problems under hpux

Gabriel Dos Reis
Wed Jan 16 08:26:00 GMT 2002

"John David Anglin" <> writes:

| > It was decided that the built C++ limits header should match the C
| > limits header not the actual FP hardware (the fact that the C limits
| > header provided by an OS doesn't match the hardware might be
| > considered a bug).  Under this observation, it must be understood that
| I know that floating point exceptions are not enabled by default.  Could
| this be an issue here?  It might be possible to create an unnormalized
| value larger than that in the header.

I have no knowledge of hpux; however I don't think it could be
possible to create "unnormalized" (is that the same as denormalized?)
values larger that limits.  Or am I being dense?

-- Gaby

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