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Re: Floating point usage

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: Floating point usage
Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2008 22:53:53 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 10:01:38PM +0200, Vincent Pelletier wrote:
> And there is an except to this except: If -lgcc is specified it will be used, 
> and it is for the following archs, as far as I can see:
>  - powerpc-ieee1275
>  - i386-linuxbios
>  - i386-ieee1275

Why would i386-linuxbios and i386-ieee1275 need libgcc but i386-pc don't?
IIRC the tendency is that CISC platforms tend not to need libgcc for floating
point but RISC ones do.  Did I make a mistake on these two ports?

Robert Millan

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