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Re: [ID 20000901.003] Not OK: perl v5.7.0 +DEVEL6961 on

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Alan Burlison
September 1, 2000 12:14
Re: [ID 20000901.003] Not OK: perl v5.7.0 +DEVEL6961 on
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Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote:

> And does adding -DOVR_LDBL_DIG=DBL_DIG to ccflags fix it?  I'd assume
> maybe not if the test is still coming up with the way-off number from
> your first report of the problem
> (6.51640284802064171838674783921303e+145 for $foo from:

No.  Same result.  I can't see long double support being a goer for
5.7.0.  AFAIK at the moment on Solaris only scanf can be used to read in
long doubles.  I'm going to see about getting atolf and strtold added to
libc, but don't hold your breath.

Alan Burlison

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