potential error in fdlibm asin

Volker Simonis volker.simonis at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 10:30:31 UTC 2016

On Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 11:10 AM, Andrew Haley <aph at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 02/12/16 14:24, Lindenmaier, Goetz wrote:
>> I found one copy of this code in the internet where the "else" is removed,
>> but it's not completely the same:
>> https://github.com/jerryscript-project/jerryscript/blob/master/jerry-libm/asin.c
>> Does anybody have the knowledge to tell me what's wrong?
>> Does anybody know how to contribute a fix to netlib fdlibm?
> I think the only way to proceed with this is to find an input argument
> which is affected by this very odd code.  If there is one. does it
> give a correct or an incorrect result?  If not, we don't care and it
> can be tidied up later.

What would be the ultimate reference to to compare a potentially
incorrect result against if "the Java math library is defined with
respect to fdlibm version 5.3" [1] ?

[1] https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/lang/StrictMath.html
> Andrew.

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