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Re: glibc segfault on "special" long double values is _ok_!?

From: Jeremy Linton
Subject: Re: glibc segfault on "special" long double values is _ok_!?
Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2007 14:37:15 -0500
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James Youngman wrote:
On 6/8/07, Nix <address@hidden> wrote:

I'd say this behaviour violates the principle of least astonishment, at
least. Mind you, avoiding it does seem like it could be expensive: [...]

Maybe.  For the issue-diagnostic-message use case, performance is not
such an issue.  But I'm sure there are valid use cases where ultimate
performance is really vital.  Use-cases vary a lot.

I sort of doubt that anyone who really cares about performance is calling printf...

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