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Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2013 13:37:16 +0100
From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
Subject: Re: question float.h & powerpc

* James Gregurich <> [2013-11-16 00:56:49 -0800]:
> > i think it's wrong of llvm and clang to try to know about
> > all the users and toolchains of their code and hard-wire
> > special cases for them (i've seen hacks like that for
> > emscripten in clang too)
>  I dug deep for one and finally started going through the source code to find an answer. That is all I found.
> He probably should have made the triplet based on musl rather than ell he changes his c library to one that can handle the double doubles, then he has to change llvm again.

no, this is llvm's fault (if this is in the upstream repo)

it should be a build time config option so the functionality
can be requested without editing the version controlled source

you should report the bug to them

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