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Re: lib/45372: A bug in pow(3)

The following reply was made to PR lib/45372; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Jukka Ruohonen <>
Cc: Thomas Klausner <>
Subject: Re: lib/45372: A bug in pow(3)
Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2011 13:30:56 +0300

 On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 10:25:03AM +0000, Thomas Klausner wrote:
 >  We don't have libm(3). Which do you mean?
 Oh, math(3) then.
 >  I still disagree mathematically, but I agree that we should follow the
 >  standard.
 That is entirely different question (which should be debated in the
 standardization committees).
 Since this is about IEEE floating point specification and about the core C
 language, indeed I agree that there should be no room for divergence, unlike
 with, say, POSIX that is always open to discussion.
 - Jukka.

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