[cfe-dev] hexfloats in c++0x

Douglas Gregor dgregor at apple.com
Thu Jan 27 11:48:21 PST 2011

On Jan 27, 2011, at 10:50 AM, Howard Hinnant wrote:

> Can we turn on support for hexfloats in -std=c++0x?  It is already turned on in c++03 mode.
> get_double.pass.cpp:108:14: error: invalid suffix 'p' on integer constant
>        assert(v == 0x125p-1);
>        ^

They're disabled in C++0x mode because they conflict with user-defined literals. We might be able to jump through some hoops to see if there's a literal operator named "p" or "P" in scope, but... yuck.

Suggestions welcome!

	- Doug

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