[PATCH] Cygwin: fix return value of sqrtl on negative infinity

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Tue Oct 27 14:10:37 GMT 2020

The return value is now -NaN.

This fixes a bug in the mingw-w64 code that was imported into Cygwin.
The fix is consistent with Posix and Linux.  It is also consistent
with the current mingw-w64 code, with one exception: The mingw-w64
code sets errno to EDOM if the input is -NaN, but this appears to
differ from Posix and Linux.

Addresses: https://cygwin.com/pipermail/cygwin/2020-October/246606.html
 winsup/cygwin/math/sqrt.def.h | 5 ++++-
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/winsup/cygwin/math/sqrt.def.h b/winsup/cygwin/math/sqrt.def.h
index cf8b5cbe6..3d1a00908 100644
--- a/winsup/cygwin/math/sqrt.def.h
+++ b/winsup/cygwin/math/sqrt.def.h
@@ -73,8 +73,11 @@ __FLT_ABI (sqrt) (__FLT_TYPE x)
       if (x_class == FP_ZERO)
 	return __FLT_CST (-0.0);
+      if (x_class == FP_NAN)
+	return x;
       errno = EDOM;
-      return x;
+      return -__FLT_NAN;
   else if (x_class == FP_ZERO)
     return __FLT_CST (0.0);

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