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Subject: Re: [boost] [Review Request] Multiprecision Arithmetic Library
From: Christopher Kormanyos (e_float_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-04-12 14:32:54

>>> The diffs include the removal of some non-needed constants, the trimming of >>> max_digits10 and a minor improvement to the multiplication. >> Hmm, that fails a number of tests with error rates > 10^10 - see for >> example test_exp.cpp.  Can you investigate? > Never mind - I think I have it - needed to replace uses of cpp_dec_float_max_digits10 with > cpp_dec_float_total_digits10 which does what it says, where as cpp_dec_float_max_digits10 > doesn't anymore.  With that change the tests I've run pass so far.... but they're still running. > Maybe we should rename cpp_dec_float_max_digits10 to something else? > BTW, what's the logic behind the +1 in defining that one? > Not that it makes much difference either which way. > Cheers, John. Thanks John, I'm starting to lose it. My brain is getting sloppy. Sorry about all this confusion that I have caused. I still can't build the test suite with bjam. I will learn how to build the tests. There are still too many constants. I still need to eliminate a few. Best regards, Chris.

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