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- Subject: Re: Lua 5.1 (alpha) now available
- From: Gavin Wraith <gavin@...>
- Date: Sat, 03 Sep 2005 15:38:26 +0100
In message <20050903142821.GA5659@mike.de> you wrote:
> Gavin Wraith wrote:
> > > But why bother? All CPUs other than x86 have
> > > a decent FP instruction set (x87 FP is _not_ decent).
> > Not ARMs, alas.
> Ahemm, I _do_ word my postings carefully.
> The ARM FP instruction set _does_ provide both rounding and
> FIX reg, fpreg
> FIXZ reg, fpreg
> The fact that most ARM based systems don't have a (hardware) FPU
> is something quite different and doesn't matter for the discussion
> at hand. Because then you'd better use integers for lua_Number
> which makes all the relevant casts a no-op.
Sorry. Yes that is right. And on the whole I do use integers for
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