RFR(S): 8063086: Math.pow yields different results upon repeated calls

Roland Westrelin roland.westrelin at oracle.com
Fri Jan 9 09:04:22 UTC 2015

> Why is this considered a bug? Doing so seems to be opening a can of worms. As an example any expression which lowers to contain FMA like instructions will yield different results once compiled.  It seems more reasonable to declare it proper and expected behavior. 

That comment:


should answer the question.


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