Subject: Re: Setting FP precision: fpgetprec() and fpsetprec()
To: Krister Walfridsson <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/29/2003 11:32:49
On Sunday, June 29, 2003, at 08:37  AM, Krister Walfridsson wrote:

> I have no comments on fpgetprec() and fpsetprec(), but I don't think
> it is the correct way to remove the FP failures in the gcc testsuite...
> It is IMHO much better to make gcc understand that NetBSD defaults to
> double-precision (which is what I believe RTH's old
> ieee_extended_intel_96_round_53_format patch to gcc/real.[ch] does.
> See Loren's updated patch, sent to gcc-patches last week...)

Yah, I had forgotten about rth's patch to fix that.  I'll try that and 
see if it addresses the problem with ieee/rbug.c

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>