Subject: Re: [boost] [math] boost::math::isfinite fails with --fast-math
From: Gaetano Mendola (mendola_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-11-26 09:13:13
On 11/26/2012 01:29 PM, Paul A. Bristow wrote:
> Sets -fno-math-errno, -funsafe-math-optimizations,
> -ffinite-math-only, <<<<<<<<<<<< so the IEEE pattern for infinity will never be set.
> -fno-rounding-math, -fno-signaling-nans and fcx-limited-range.
> This option causes the preprocessor macro __FAST_MATH__ to be defined.
> So I fear that all bets are off as soon as you enable this option.
> (and anyway const float a = 0.0f/0.0f; will be optimised away).
> And dividing by zero is never a good idea ;-)
That was the fastest way I found to get a nan I would have written:
const float a = std::numeric_limits<float>::quiet_NaN();
obtaining the same effect.