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Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:01:20 +0200
From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] PPC64 IEEE128 bit FP support

* Markus Wichmann <> [2018-10-26 06:28:29 +0200]:
> 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.

generic c code in musl should work for all supported
floating-point formats, which includes ieee binary128
for long double.

only float.h needs to be set up according to the abi.

some long double math functions don't have high quality
implementations for ieee binary128 format though.

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