C99 Long Double Math Functions

Steve Kargl sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu
Sun May 19 17:38:32 UTC 2013


On Sun, May 19, 2013 at 12:10:28PM -0400, David Chisnall wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> 
> In February, lots of people had code  ready to commit for the C99 long double math.h functions.  This code is still not in and is an increasingly serious problem for a lot of software.  Two weeks from today, I will commit a patch that just calls the double versions of these for all of the long double functions.  If you have a better implementation of any of them, please commit it before then.  Style nits can be worked out later.  Small bugs in corner cases can also be fixed later: it is far worse for us to have no implementation of these than to have a slightly buggy one, because it just drives people to use platforms that have very buggy versions of them instead of FreeBSD.
> 
> David

Unfortunately, life gets in the way of hacking on FreeBSD.  However,
it so happens that I'll be sending a patch to das@ in early June
with an expl() update and an implementation for expm1l().

-- 
Steve


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