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Re: PDP-10 port

From: Lars Brinkhoff
Subject: Re: PDP-10 port
Date: 13 Jun 2002 09:15:28 +0200
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Andreas Jaeger <address@hidden> writes:
> Lars Brinkhoff <address@hidden> writes:
> > * The Linux/VAX people reports that the library expect IEEE floating
> >   point types, which are not supported in hardware on the PDP-10.
> glibc has a Softfloating point library in soft-fp that needs to be
> adjusted.

I believe it's desirable to (at least have the option to) use the
native floating-point formats.

> > Any mailing lists subscriptions recommended?
> Subscribe to libc-alpha

Done, thanks.

> If you like to get your contributions into glibc, we need a
> copyright assigment.

Happily, if you want them.  The "Porting the GNU C Library" text says
to ask the maintainers for details, so please enlighten me.

Lars Brinkhoff          http://lars.nocrew.org/     Linux, GCC, PDP-10,
Brinkhoff Consulting    http://www.brinkhoff.se/    HTTP programming

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