[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: ldbl128 transition for alpha, powerpc, sparc, s390

In gmane.linux.debian.devel.general Matthias Klose <doko@cs.tu-berlin.de> wrote:
> With glibc-2.5 and gcc-4.1.2 (and gcc-4.2), the `long double' data
> type did change from a 64bit representation to a 128bit representation
> on alpha, powerpc, sparc, s390. To allow partial upgrades of packages,
> we will need to rename all packages holding libraries with the long
> double data type in their API.  Both libc and libstdc++ do not need to
> be renamed, because they support both representations. Attached you
> can find a list of packages with header files in /usr/include matching
> 'long *double'. If a library package is built from the same source as
> well, it has to be renamed, however the list may have false positives.

> gnulib

Looks like a false positive. The gnulib source package is arch-all, it
does not contain compiled source.
cu andreas

`What a good friend you are to him, Dr. Maturin. His other friends are
so grateful to you.'
`I sew his ears on from time to time, sure'

Reply to: