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From:
Ilya Zakharevich
Date:
February 17, 2001 13:39
Subject:
Re: IV preservation (was Re: [PATCH 5.7.0] compiling on OS/2)
Message ID:
20010217163902.A26946@math.ohio-state.edu
On Sat, Feb 17, 2001 at 09:16:33PM +0000, Graham Barr wrote:
> I may be jumping in at a bad point in this thread as I have not
> followed it all. But Convert::ASN has to do just this and it does
> it using frexp and then calling modf() repeatedly while multiplying
> the mantissa.

Yes, of course it is possible to do "the hard way".  I think Nick was
convinced that it is easy to do "directly" too.  And unless fmod() is
very quick everywhere, I think I managed to unconvince him now.  ;-)

Ilya

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