[LLVMdev] sqrt

Jon Harrop jon at ffconsultancy.com
Thu Jan 7 07:06:07 PST 2010

What is the state of sqrt in LLVM?

It was an intrinsic but there are no OCaml bindings for it and, last I looked, 
it generated inefficient code on Linux due to this bug:


Is the intrinsic deprecated? Am I losing a lot of performance by calling sqrt 
from libm instead of using the intrinsic?

Dr Jon Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.

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