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newlib and long-double question
- From: Necro Cow <necrocowmoo at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 9 Apr 2011 08:20:13 -0700
- Subject: newlib and long-double question
I have recently discovered that the cygwin version I am using (1.7.7)
doesn't support many long-double function, like sqrtl, modfl, frexpl,
I have been reading on newlib's website, sourceware.org/newlib, that
as of version 1.18.0, such long-double functions are now supported.
What I can't seem to find out is, what version of newlib is in the
newest release of cygwin, and if it has this better support for
One of the things I am trying to build with long-double support is
Perl-5-12.3, with use64bitint and uselongdouble options enabled (by
default they are not.) It requires functions such as sqrtl, modfl,
frexpl, which it seems are not available in the version of cygwin I am
Thanks for any help and insight.
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