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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
Why people bang on about -ffloat-store instead of pointing people to -mpc64 if they want to truncate floats to 64 bits on Intel platforms I'm not sure.
Check out the FLDCW (Floating Point Load Control Word) instruction for the gory details.
What's new in GCC 4.5?
Posted May 18, 2010 16:50 UTC (Tue) by pharm (guest, #22305)
I suppose you can set the control word to 53-bit mantissa & copy a value from one FP register to another. That would be a bit slow though.
Posted May 31, 2010 15:52 UTC (Mon) by Spudd86 (guest, #51683)
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