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Rigo Schultz writes:

> -mieee works quite good. but i get wrong results.
>
> check = 5.877472e-39 / 2.0;
>
> on x86:>Check: 2.938736e-39
> on alpha:>Check: 5.562685e-309


That's an underflow. On Alpha, FLT_MIN is 1.175494e-38, and DBL_MIN
2.225074e-308. So you should probably use double.

Note also that -mieee will incur a noticeable slowdown on models prior to EV6
(and a horrendous slowdown if denormals actually occur, since the kernel will
emulate them).

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