[Numpy-discussion] float96 on windows32 is float64?
Fri Mar 16 00:26:53 CDT 2012
To be more precise. On both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows
machines I don't see.float96 as well as np.float128
On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 12:22 AM, Matthew Brett <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 10:17 PM, Ilan Schnell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I'm seeing the same thing on both (64 and 32-bit) Windows
>> EPD test machines. I guess Windows does not support 128
>> bit floats.
> Do you mean there is no float96 on windows 32 bit as I described at
> the beginning of the thread?
>> I did some tests a few weeks ago, and discovered that also
>> on the Mac and Linux long long double is not really 128 bits.
>> If I remember correctly it was 80 bits: 1 (sign) + 16 (exp) + 63 (mantissa)
> Yes, that's right, on Intel for linux and OSX longdouble is 80 bit precision.
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