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Re: Libm core dump with SIGILL

> On Aug 21, 2015, at 9:17 AM, Paul Koning <paulkoning%comcast.net@localhost> wrote:
> ...
> VAX float comes in 4 flavors: the original two, called "F" and "D" (32 and 64 bits) which were taken from the PDP-11 and predate IEEE -- and the newer two, called "G" and "H".  G is IEEE double precision (64 bits); H is 128 bit. 

Oops.  Faulty memory.  G/H aren't IEEE either, their purpose in life is to provide a much larger exponent range (G) and that plus a much larger mantissa (H).


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