Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 06:28:29 +0200 From: Markus Wichmann <nullplan@....net> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: [PATCH] PPC64 IEEE128 bit FP support On Thu, Oct 25, 2018 at 03:12:51PM -0400, David Edelsohn wrote: > The IBM Power9 processor adds support for IEEE 754 quad precision 128 > binary floating point. The attached patch from my colleague should > enable the basic support. musl never has supported the IBM long > double floating point format. The patch only enables musl long double > support when built with and used with a toolchain that enables IEEE > 128 bit FP. > > Any suggestions on how to transition this support in musl? > > Thanks, David > > P.S. A Power9 system now is available in the GNU Compile Farm. Now you just need to look through all the maths code to find all the places that need changing. __floatscan() comes to mind immediately. And I don't know if any of the libm functions needs adjustment for this new format. Ciao, Markus
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