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Re: crash building in groff

Brad Parker wrote:
Anders Magnusson wrote:
A quick check in cvs tells that hypot may be using the IEEE version, which
will by obvious reasons fail.

yes, I think it is using the IEEE version, but why should it "obviously"

sorry, I don't get it.

Because a VAX don't use the IEEE floating point formats. :-)
IEEE floating point didn't even exist when the VAX was designed.
And some "features" of IEEE FP can't be expressed on a VAX at all.


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