Subject: Re: linking...
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/20/1996 23:10:25
>Is there still a good reason for libm.a to be separate from libc?  It
>seems to me that
>	#include <math.h>
>	main() {
>		double d = sqrt(2.0);
>		return 0;
>	}
>should link and run with libc, as libc is "the standard library" and
>sqrt is (AFAIR) ANSI standard.

Sure, but everyone expects things to be in libm, no?

>I don't see how much we gain from the separation.  If it does much good,
>though, maybe we should go the other way, and separate things out a bit

You *must* be kidding...


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