least-positive vs least-positive-normalized

Marius Gerbershagen marius.gerbershagen at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 19:31:02 UTC 2019


the issue has now been fixed in the develop branch, we use the 
{FLT,DBL,LDBL}_TRUE_MIN constants from the C11 standard where available.

Am 06.02.19 um 06:39 schrieb Raymond Toy:
>      >
>      > Or maybe ecl really meant to turn on flush-to-zero so that no
>      > denormals can
>      > occur?
>      >
>     ECL signals a floating-point-overflow/underflow conditions unless
>     disabled by an internal function si:trap-fpe.
> You trap on underflow by default?  That seems unusual and kind of annoying.

No, that's not correct. By default, we only trap on overflow, division 
by zero and invalid operations.

Best regards,
   Marius Gerbershagen

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