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From: Markus Schöpflin (markus.schoepflin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-12-01 13:14:01

Boris Gubenko wrote:

> John Maddock wrote:
>>cxx : OK (but can't test infinities/NaN's as they're not supported?
> Did you specify the -ieee option? From cxx manpage:
> -ieee
> Support all portable features of the IEEE Standard for Binary
> Floating-Point Arithmetic (ANSI/IEEE Standard 754-1985), including
> the treatment of denormalized numbers, NaNs, infinities, and the
> handling of error cases. This flag also sets the _IEEE_FP macro.
> To flush floating point underflows to zero, add the
> -underflow_to_zero option.

I was just going to ask the same...

I tried the tests in question and it works like expected when specifying
-ieee on the command line.

John, maybe it would be best to give a compile error on Tru64/CXX for
these tests when _IEEE_FP is not defined.


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