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What does COnfigure do here?

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Lupe Christoph
September 1, 2000 07:39
What does COnfigure do here?
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> Try to use long doubles if available? [n] y
> Your platform has some specific hints for long doubles, using them...
> The Sun Workshop compiler is not being used; therefore I do not see
> the libsunmath; therefore I do not know how to do long doubles, sorry.
> I'm disabling the use of long doubles.
> Checking to see how big your double precision numbers are...
> Your double is 8 bytes long.
> Checking to see if you have long double...
> You have long double.
> Checking to see how big your long doubles are...
> Your long doubles are 12 bytes long.

Why do we still try to do long doubles? Is this still useful, or
should Configure skip long doubles here completely?

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