[PATCH] D15120: Add support for __float128 type to be used by targets that support it

Hubert Tong via cfe-commits cfe-commits at lists.llvm.org
Tue Jan 26 16:27:21 PST 2016

hubert.reinterpretcast added a comment.

In http://reviews.llvm.org/D15120#336430, @rjmccall wrote:

> As I understand it, PPC's long-double (~103 bits of precision) is still strictly less precise than float128_t (113 bits of precision), so it ought to be have lower rank.  Is there actually a supported platform where this is not true?  If not, we should just add this as another type with higher rank.

PPC's long-double has variable precision. It is not strictly less precise than float128_t.



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