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authorH. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>2018-11-26 21:38:14 -0800
committerH. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>2018-11-26 21:38:14 -0800
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BR 3392368: actually fix the documentation; add test case
Add a mimimal test case for this bug; correct the documentation. Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
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@@ -20,11 +20,11 @@ macro. See \k{dfmtm}.
operator refers to an \c{EXTERN} symbol declared further down in the
code.
-\b Fix a corner case in the floating-point code where a
-binary/octal/hexadecimal floating-point constant starting with a digit
-for which the upper bit is 1 (1, 4-7, 8-F respectively) and having at
-least 33 mantissa bits would sometimes produce incorrect results for
-the quad-precision format.
+\b Fix a corner case in the floating-point code where a binary, octal
+or hexadecimal floating-point constant starting with digits 1, 1-3, or
+8-F, respectively, and having at least 32, 11, or 8 mantissa digits,
+could produce incorrect results for the 80-bit and 128-bit
+floating-point formats.
\S{cl-2.14} Version 2.14