Use of C99 extra long double math functions after r236148

Steve Kargl sgk at
Mon May 28 20:32:05 UTC 2012

On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 11:01:24AM -0500, Stephen Montgomery-Smith wrote:
> One thing that could be done is to have a "math/cephes" port that adds 
> the extra C99 math functions.  This is already done in the math/sage 
> port, using a rather clever patch due to Peter Jeremy, that applies to 
> the cephes code.
> What it would do is to create a /usr/local/lib/ that would 
> provide the extra functions not currently included in /lib/, and 
> then link in /lib/ as well.  It would also create its own 
> /usr/local/include/math.h and /usr/local/include/complex.h as well.
> What do you guys think?  Do you want someone to start experimenting with 
> this idea?  I could do it, but probably not for a little while.

This is a horrible, horrible, horrible idea.  Have you
looked at the cephes code, particularly the complex.h


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