[torquedev] Re: trunk not compiiing on OS X 10.4

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Wed Aug 29 11:05:14 MDT 2007


On Wed, Aug 29, 2007 at 05:53:45PM +0200, Matti Bickel alleged:
> Glen Beane <glen.beane at gmail.com> wrote:
> > int main (int argc, char **argv)
> > {
> >    double x = 1e500;
> > 
> >    return 0;
> > }
> 
> Here's what the C99 Standard says (5.2.4.2.2):
> The values given in the following list shall be replaced by constant
> expressions with implementation-defined values that are greater than or
> equal to those shown:
> - maximum representable finite floating-point number
> FLT_MAX  1E+37
> DBL_MAX  1E+37
> LDBL_MAX 1E+37

I don't see any mention of HUGE_VAL in that section.  The first relavent
section seems to be 7.12.2.1.

> 
> You can't *expect* an arch to support 1e500, afaik. Haven't had a look
> at Apple's gcc in a while, here are my values:

We don't care about 1e500, that's apple gcc's value for HUGE_VAL; which we do
expect to be supported.

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