[Linux-ia64] RE: set the precision of Intel's FPU.

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2002-12-04 10:33:22
Hi John,

>>>>> On Tue, 3 Dec 2002 15:23:22 -0800, John Kern <jkern@numeritech.com> said:

  John> fenv.h implements the C99 standard for both rounding and
  John> exceptions, but it doesn't control precision.  So, the x86
  John> code can't be replace with this (although I'd love to replace
  John> it with a standard call) and I now understand it isn't needed
  John> on IA-64.

Yes, given your background info, there should be no need to call
fesetenv() on ia64 linux.

Thanks,

	--david
Received on Tue Dec 03 15:34:55 2002

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