[fpc-devel] FormatFloat bug

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed May 30 12:01:20 CEST 2007

On 30 mei 2007, at 11:56, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:

> On Wed, 30 May 2007, Jonas Maebe wrote:
>> 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.
> Doesn't it use rounding ?

It does, but does not use the round() routine for that. Sometimes it  
even rounds at the string level (since with FPU numbers, 0.x *10 can  
be >= 10.0).


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