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Re: *printf: support for 'long double' number output

From: Daniel Jacobowitz
Subject: Re: *printf: support for 'long double' number output
Date: Fri, 18 May 2007 16:28:52 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.15 (2007-04-09)

On Fri, May 18, 2007 at 10:23:45PM +0200, Bruno Haible wrote:
> > Shouldn't you at least write in the documentation that the conversion
> > may be unusably slow?  I know I wouldn't use this in GDB with user
> > input if it might take all year; that's hardly more useful.
> I wouldn't say that is it "unusably slow". In the cases of a small mantissa
> and small execution time it is at most ca. 10 times slower as glibc, and in
> the cases where really much time can be consumed, it is hardly slower than
> glibc:

I must have misunderstood you.  When is it O(N*2) - only with high

Daniel Jacobowitz

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