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Date: Sun, 2 Feb 2020 11:47:38 +1100 (AEDT)
From: Damian McGuckin <>
Subject: Re: Considering x86-64 fenv.s to C

Questions of style:

When working inside 'fenv.c', what should internal routines and
definition be called to avoid namespace pollution, retain clarity,
and so on.

Note that 'fenv.c' is designed to never call any routines external to 

Do we keep using



where <SOMETHING> is some meaningful name,

to conform to the external interface which we assume will never clash.

Or do we use


as is used or


which is used by FTL_ROUNDS when recovering the current IEEE 754 rounding 
style, as opposed to the architecture dependent one.

Thanks - Damian

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