cvs commit: src/sys/i386/include _types.h

Peter Jeremy peterjeremy at
Thu Mar 6 06:23:04 UTC 2008

On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 10:32:46PM -0500, David Schultz wrote:
>gcc doesn't get any of this right. FreeBSD/i386 fixes the problem
>for /doubles/ by setting the i387 to use 53-bit precision.

Note that FreeBSD/amd64 does not do this when running i386 binaries
so you can get discrepancies between running the same program natively
vs running it in compatibility mode.

Peter Jeremy
Please excuse any delays as the result of my ISP's inability to implement
an MTA that is either RFC2821-compliant or matches their claimed behaviour.
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