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Re: Repost: FastFPE results for Linux/ARM

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Marko Kreen <marko(at)l-t(dot)ee>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Repost: FastFPE results for Linux/ARM
Date: 2005-02-11 17:08:22
Message-ID: 11717.1108141702@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Marko Kreen <marko(at)l-t(dot)ee> writes:
> On Linux/ARM PostgreSQL may encounter 2 types of floating point emulation:
>   1) standard precision: Linux/NWFPE, GCC soft-float
>   2) reduced precision: Linux/FastFPE

I don't really see why we should consider the latter as a "pass".
The regression tests exist in part to inform you when you are using
a substandard platform.  Lately it seems that people have adopted the
goal that all the tests should "pass" no matter what.  I fundamentally
disagree with that.

			regards, tom lane

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