[fpc-devel] Revision 39348 (Florian)

Florian Klämpfl florian at freepascal.org
Sat Jun 30 22:54:45 CEST 2018

Am 30.06.2018 um 18:19 schrieb Bart:
> Hi Florian,
> I do nut really understand why you return a mantissa with the highest
> bit stripped off for type Extended.
>  From what I have gathered about 80-bit extended type the mantissa of
> this type _is_  the full 64 bits, see
> http://rvelthuis.de/articles/articles-floats.html
> Does Delphi strip that bit off as well in TExtended80Rec.Mantissa?

Afaik the mantissa function is defined like this for the records, yes. They do not include the hidden bit.

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