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Re: [gfortran,ping] support for large kinds in front-end and library

Subject: Re: [gfortran,ping] support for large kinds in front-end and library
From: Richard Henderson
Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2005 16:04:46 -0700
On Thu, Aug 04, 2005 at 12:56:35AM +0200, FX Coudert wrote:
> Plus, I'm not sure, since it appears that on ia64-unknown-linux-gnu, 
> gfortran doesn't support real(16).

Correct.  real(16) would be supported by ia64-hpux, but not linux.

> As I don't know anything about IA64, how are these two real types called 
> in C (long double and ..., I guess)?

__float80 and (__float128 or long double).

> And what math functions are available for each type?

I'm not sure.

> And, of course, where can one find such a computer to test and debug?

There are a couple of folk interested in ia64-hpux -- Steve Ellcey
<sje@xxxxxxxxxx> for one, as well as various members of CodeSourcery.
I imagine that you could convince some of them to do testing.


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