RFR(M): 7133857: exp() and pow() should use the x87 ISA on x86

Vladimir Kozlov vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com
Thu May 10 11:00:57 PDT 2012

Roland Westrelin wrote:
>> May be I misunderstand your question but we can't "retire x87". Some instructions we use are present only in x87, like in these changes.
> Maybe Nils meant dropping the code for UseSSE < 1.

I think it will be more pain to remove it cleanly than keep it.


> Roland.

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