[fpc-devel] FormatFloat bug
jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed May 30 11:19:05 CEST 2007
On 30 mei 2007, at 11:10, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> Not that I know of. As far as I know, it's left up to the CPU.
> But it's been a long time since I looked at this, so I might
> be wrong.
The writing of floating point values does not use the rounding
functionality provided by the FPU, it is implemented in a completely
cpu-independent way. Further, this program:
writes 0.01. So it's probably a bug in one of the umpteen sysutils
float formatting "helpers" (and if someone fixes it, please take into
account that most cpus have comp=currency=int64, and that most do not
support the extended types; there have been many bugs on different
platforms in the past because of wrong assumptions about this in the
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