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Author mark.dickinson
Recipients belopolsky, drj, mark.dickinson, vstinner
Date 2008-12-09.16:02:26
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> Intel uses 80 bits float in internals, but load/store uses 64 bits 
> float. Load/store looses least significant bits.

Exactly.  If your Intel machine is Pentium 4 or newer, you can get
around this by using the SSE2 extensions, which work with 64-bit doubles
throughout.  I don't remember offhand precisely which gcc flags you need
for this.

> Hey, floating point numbers are funny :-)

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