Subject: Re: bad performance?
To: Dan Muntz <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <cgd@nobozo.CS.Berkeley.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 12/07/1993 14:18:52
> It took 330 seconds on my DX50 (NetBSD current).

i just tried the program on sun-lamp. in doing so,
i noticed that it needs libm.  that's the problem right there.

NetBSD's libm uses C functions to do all of the math operations,
because the emulator does poorly enough on some of them that using
the FP instructions is "dangerous"...

what really needs to happen is the emulator needs to be improved,
so that we can use a rational libm (i.e. one that acutally
uses the math coprocessor)...