Subject: Re: PERL and NetBSD 1.3_ALPHA
To: Erik Bertelsen <>
From: Allen Briggs <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/11/1997 09:02:30
> Between the two calls of a.out, I reinstalled libm in a version, where I
> reverted the change in line 78 made in October, i.e. by removing
> the () that was added to silence the compiler with WARNS=1.
> <       if((hx-0x3ff00000|lx)==0) return atan(y);   /* x=1.0 */
> ---
> >       if((hx-(0x3ff00000|lx))==0) return atan(y);   /* x=1.0 */

If the comment was "to silence the compiler", then that's the wrong fix,
definitely.  '-' has much higher precedence than bit-wise or, so to
silence the compiler without changing the meaning of the code, you are
correct that it should be:

>          if (((hx-0x3ff00000)|lx)==0) return atan(y);


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