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Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2020 14:59:25 -0500
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Q: dealing with missing removal of excess precision

On Thu, Feb 06, 2020 at 08:15:30PM +0300, Alexander Monakov wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Feb 2020, Rich Felker wrote:
> > I think I might like to go ahead and apply these patches now, or at
> > least some of them -- the ones fixing excess precision -- rather
> > waiting, because I got a report of a nasty bug stemming from excess
> > precision of the inverse trig functions:
> That might be exactly the empty set of patches, as I did not yet post
> any for functions that might return with excess precision.
> Be advised that I found bugs in my patches, so given that no one so far
> has pointed them out on the mailing list indicates that either nobody
> bothered to review, or people are keeping the findings to themselves.

Can you comment on these bugs? Now that the 1.2.0 release is out I'd
like to follow up with reviewing/merging these.


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