[LLVMdev] StmtPrinter long double support.

Chris Lattner sabre at nondot.org
Sat Jun 7 15:14:34 PDT 2008

On Jun 6, 2008, at 9:47 AM, Dale Johannesen wrote:
>> I wonder what will be the best way to solve those both issue.  Has  
>> somebody planned to add support for long double to APInt and  
>> APFloat ?
> There are no plans to support the use of host long double anywhere,  
> if that's what you mean.
> Probably this dumper should use APFloat::convert to get the long  
> double into APFloat::IEEEdouble format (with loss of precision; the  
> comment claims that's OK), then use convertToDouble on that.  If you  
> want full precision, you'll need to print all the bits in hex; see  
> EmitGlobalConstant in AsmPrinter.cpp.

I implemented this, thanks Dale.  As a note, the preferred list for  
clang discussion is on cfe-dev.  No harm in using llvmdev though.


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