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Re: FPU test on RedHat7.1

To: Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>
Subject: Re: FPU test on RedHat7.1
From: "H . J . Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2001 11:25:47 -0800
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <3BFE6327.986D490C@mips.com>; from carstenl@mips.com on Fri, Nov 23, 2001 at 03:54:31PM +0100
References: <3BFD1BA7.C4490465@mips.com> <20011122103930.A2007@lucon.org> <3BFE6327.986D490C@mips.com>
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On Fri, Nov 23, 2001 at 03:54:31PM +0100, Carsten Langgaard wrote:
> The file sysdeps/ieee754/dbl-64/e_remainder.c seems to have changed since
> glibc-2.2.2.
> I have attached the glibc-2.2.2 remainder file, which seems to work
> better.
> 

I believe it is a MIPS FPU related issue. glibc tries to do

1.7976931348623157e+308 - 8.5720688574901386e+301 * 2097152

and expects -1.9958403095e+292. However, on mips, I got -inf. Could you
please look into it?

Thanks.


H.J.

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