[fpc-devel] patch to make math.pp more D7 compatible
florian at freepascal.org
Sun Jul 16 11:18:09 CEST 2006
Burkhard Carstens wrote:
> Tha attached patch changes the statistic functions (sum, mean, stddev
> etc.) to expect "array of double" instead of "array of float".
> For most of the functions, I left the result values of type float as in
> D7, they are also type extended. Only for minvalue and maxvalue, I
> changed the result also to double, because it doesn't make sense to
> have higher precision here and D7 does the same.
> This changes might be problematic on platforms where double is not
> supported (if any), but as there are other functions using double in
> math.pp, I didn't care about this.
This is probably ancient stuff so for new stuff we should care about it
:) I'll try to modify your patch.
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