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Re: math broken on mips

To: moshier@moshier.net
Subject: Re: math broken on mips
From: Ulrich Drepper <drepper@redhat.com>
Date: 18 Feb 2002 13:39:04 -0800
Cc: Geoff Keating <geoffk@redhat.com>, fxzhang@ict.ac.cn, <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>, <libc-alpha@sources.redhat.com>
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Stephen L Moshier <moshier@moshier.net> writes:

> Does the glibc documentation define it?

No version of any math library reliably worked with anything but
round-to-nearest.  Only functions which were implemented using integer
operations were immune and this set varied among different platforms.
It's not written down but was always said.  If somebody wants to add
it to the documentation s/he can write something up.

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