[Numpy-discussion] float128 / longdouble on PPC - is it broken?
Wed Oct 26 02:33:59 CDT 2011
On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 12:49 AM, Matthew Brett <email@example.com> wrote:
> That reminds me of the old joke about the Irishman giving directions -
> "If I were you, I wouldn't start from here".
Sounds about accurate `1
>> I would rather spend some time on implementing/integrating portable
>> quad precision in software,
> I guess from your answer that such a warning would be complicated to
> implement, and if that's the case, I can imagine it would be low
No, it would not be hard to implement, but I don't think it is a nice
solution, because it is very platform dependent, so it will likely
bitrot as it won't appear on usual platforms.
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