[gambit-list] Which function in libm are portable enough to assume that they will be on all platforms?

Marc Feeley feeley at iro.umontreal.ca
Thu Oct 31 11:08:59 EDT 2013


On Oct 31, 2013, at 11:01 AM, Bradley Lucier <lucier at math.purdue.edu> wrote:

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>> 2) in case the C libm sinh, etc have poor precision, the use of the above portable definitions in the definition of complex asin and acos gives no worse precision than the current implementation in Gambit.
> 
> I'm sorry, I don't understand this sentence.

In your (future) implementation of complex asin and acos which is based on flsinh, etc, I am asking if the precision of complex asin and acos will be no worse than what it is currently if flsinh, etc are defined using the portable naive implementation.

Marc



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