Let's kill 80bit real at CTFE

rikki cattermole via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Fri Sep 9 04:52:45 PDT 2016

On 09/09/2016 11:50 PM, Stefan Koch wrote:
> Hi,
> In short 80bit real are a real pain to support cross-platform.
> emulating them in software is prohibitively slow, and more importantly
> hard to get right.
> 64bit floating-point numbers are supported on more architectures and are
> much better supported.
> They are also trivial to use at ctfe.
> I vote for killing the 80bit handling at constant folding.
> Destroy!

I only need to say one thing which this will utterly break. std.math.

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