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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: Thomas Klausner <>
Subject: Re: lib/45372: A bug in pow(3)
Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2011 12:21:36 +0200

 On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 10:00:07AM +0000, Jukka Ruohonen wrote:
 >  Yes, in libm(3).
 We don't have libm(3). Which do you mean?
 >  >  Which standard defines that?
 >  IEEE.
 Ok. I also found open group saying so in
 >  It is wrong. There is little room for interpretation in the standards. 
 >  Note also that Linux and other operating systems have this right.
 I still disagree mathematically, but I agree that we should follow the

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