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Re: Need help with jikes and IEEE

In message <416C6422.5050301@galacticasoftware.com>
          Adam Majer <adamm@galacticasoftware.com> wrote:

> <<<<<
> If jikes is compiled with native IEEE (normally jikes emulates *all*
> floating point operations), then the code compiles but produces wrong
> output.
> Bolzmann: -1.5630932345684943E140
> Jikes floating point code is in src/double.cpp and definitions in
> src/double.h. Any ideas?

I thought I'd fixed this about 4 years ago, but maybe something changed.
The ordering of the 2 words in 64-bit floating point values is opposite
to what you'd expect.  i.e., ARM needs to use the big endian case for
handling of Java doubles.

Peter Naulls - peter@chocky.org        | http://www.chocky.org/
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