Use of C99 extra long double math functions after r236148

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Thu May 31 23:17:08 UTC 2012

On 01/06/2012, at 2:42, Stephen Montgomery-Smith wrote:
>> I do think we should provide something in ports as an interim solution.
>> There are other 3rd party applications looking to drop FreeBSD support
>> because we are missing APIs that almost all other OS's have.  I'm fine
>> if the interim lives in ports and that we don't import substandard
>> routines into the base.  I would even be fine with calling it
>> /usr/local/lib/  However, I do think we need an option.
> I think it should be called  Otherwise we have to do a serious editing job on the Makefiles/configure scripts.
> sed -E 's/[[:<:]]-lm[[:>:]]/-lm_inaccuarate/'
> might have some false positives and false negatives.  (Did I even get the sed syntax correct?)

Another option would be to put it in base but bleat about it if it's actually used (like mktemp et al)

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