[fpc-devel] 64 Bit / 32 Bit

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Thu Oct 4 10:02:41 CEST 2007

Jonas Maebe wrote:
> On 02 Oct 2007, at 21:52, Daniƫl Mantione wrote:
>> Of course not, because the sizes of the floating point types is
>> defined by the IEEE 754 standard. On x86_64, you will have exactly the
>> same types as on i386: single (32-bit), double (64-bit) and extended
>> (80-bit).
> Except for Win64, where we only support single and double (because 
> while the x87 is still supported there, it's deprecated).
Ooops ?!?!?! No 80 Bit "extended" even though this is the native 
Floating point format of the CPU ?


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