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Re: Changing x87 precision to full 63bit as default
On Thu, Nov 07, 2013 at 08:23:43AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost> writes:
> >> Have you run paranoia (with no math options in CFLAGS) with the patch?
> >> Is it happy with everything? If not, can you explain what it objects
> >> to, and why it is wrong?
> > I haven't and I don't plan to.
> Then I object; that's a well-known standard test of floating point,
> arguably the standard test. A change to floating point behavior that
> doesn't at least understand how that is affected has not been
> sufficiently tested and considered. It's trivial to build and run, so
> it seems unreasonable not to.
Why haven't you then? The changes return NetBSD to the much more well
understood default behavior and in fact kill some very dubious
port-specific aspects in GCC. In fact, it is a wonder if GCC behaved
correctly at all.
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