JDK 8 code review request for 7075098: Remove unused fdlibm files
aph at redhat.com
Fri Aug 5 02:41:50 PDT 2011
On 08/04/2011 09:09 PM, Joe Darcy wrote:
> Mike Duigou wrote:
>> Looks good to me.
>> I did wonder if we have a policy for tracking fdlibm updates.
> To a first approximation (and even a second approximation), fdlibm
> doesn't have updates any more any hasn't for many years. The changes in
> in 5.3 were to fix a few bugs I and others had discovered circa 2004. 
That's right. We used fdlibm in libgcj too, and it is very solid and reliable
code. The only problems we ever had were some non-portable assumptions that
were fairly easy to fix. Maybe fdlibm will never now be updated.
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