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Date: Tue, 27 May 2014 17:00:39 +0200
From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
Subject: Re: checks involving LDBL_MANT_DIG

* <> [2014-05-27 07:23:20 -0700]:
> In src/complex/*, several files check for LDBL_MANT_DIG == 53 &&
> LDBL_MAX_EXP == 1024, however according to src/stdio/vfprintf.c,
> (LDBL_MANT_DIG == 53) is considered incorrect and would cause a
> compile-time error.  Does this mean that the above checks in
> src/complex/* may be eliminated?

there is nothing wrong with LDBL_MANT_DIG == 53

vfprintf only checks if long double really has appropriate size in that case

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