JDK 9 RFR of JDK-8136874: Bug in port of fdlibm pow to Java

Brian Burkhalter brian.burkhalter at oracle.com
Wed Sep 30 18:41:32 UTC 2015

Hi Joe,

On Sep 25, 2015, at 10:33 AM, joe darcy <joe.darcy at oracle.com> wrote:

> Full webrev of the changes up at
>    JDK-8136874: Bug in port of fdlibm pow to Java - Java Bug System
>    http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~darcy/8136874.0/
> The bulk of the changeset is a new battery of tests including the failing values reported earlier.
> I checked the other replacements of ix in the pow code and they seem okay, but I wouldn't mind another pair of eyes looking over it; webrev of the initial port is at http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~darcy/8134795.6/.

Best I can tell this all looks fine.

> I'll review the port of hypot for analogous problems.
> Thanks again to Jeff Hain for the reporting the incorrect behavior of the port.

I echo the thanks to Jeff. To my mind any and all testing is more than welcome.


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