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Re: DINFINITY alpha not gnu/linux

From: John W. Eaton
Subject: Re: DINFINITY alpha not gnu/linux
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 17:41:55 -0600

On 17-Feb-2004, Kevin Ryde <address@hidden> wrote:

| "John W. Eaton" <address@hidden> writes:
| >
| >   #if defined (SCO)
| >     volatile double tmp = 1.0;
| >     tmp_inf = 1.0 / (tmp - tmp);
| This is not really sco specific is it?

No.  I think it was added a long time ago to work around some problem
on SCO systems and never removed.  I'd guess it doesn't matter now.

| I'd guess anywhere with a
| working "volatile" and overflow exceptions masked would be ok.


| > to define Inf, but there may be better ways to do this.
| C99 INFINITY is probably good, when available.




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