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Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2013 12:18:34 -0800
From: James Gregurich <>
To: "" <>
Cc: "" <>
Subject: Re: question float.h & powerpc

Actually, i looked in the version of the code they supplied...not in the official source. I don't know if it is part of he official code base. 

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> On Nov 16, 2013, at 4:37 AM, Szabolcs Nagy <> wrote:
> * 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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