[fpc-devel] I've asked this before, but perhaps I wasn't specific enough that time: what do ...

Florian Klämpfl florian at freepascal.org
Sun Dec 19 14:52:55 CET 2021

> Am 19.12.2021 um 14:38 schrieb Jonas Maebe via fpc-devel <fpc-devel at lists.freepascal.org>:
> On 19/12/2021 14:21, Nikolai Zhubr via fpc-devel wrote:
>> Just out of curiosity, couldn't bochs' x87 fpu implementation be of some use here?
>> It is approx 12k of C code and it is LGPL. Supposedly it is not fast but conformant.
>> Or does it need to be (re-)implemented in Pascal itself?
>> (Not implying it would be easy anyway, but still)
> Note that FPC needs LGPL + static linking exception (the softfloat units are in the RTL).

Nikolai might be right, looking at it’s license it seems usable:


Same as the softfloat code we use it seems.

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