[PD] denormals on intel celeron

Tim Blechmann TimBlechmann at gmx.net
Tue Aug 23 23:26:18 CEST 2005

> > Hmm, weren't PD_BADFLOAT and PD_BIGORSMALL defined already on your
> > system?  It's "idfef __i386__" which I assumed would be turned on
> > for Celerons.  What compiler are you using???
> gcc (GCC) 3.4.3   sorry - my c is a bit rusty (read: non-existant).  i
> didn't know if it was being defined or not, so i added it to the
> makefile. 
well, off course this will only work, if the externals you're using are
denormal safe...

> > It's PD_BIGORSMALL that gets tested everywhere these days.  But if
> > you found a way to make denormals despite all the PD_BIGORSMALL
> > fixes, I'd like to know where they're sneaking in.
> so would i...
what about:

|*~ 1e-10|
|*~ 1e-10|
|*~ 1e-10|
|*~ 1e-10|

this example is rather academic, but it shows, that denormals can't
completely be prevented (unless denormal bashing would be added
everywhere in the dsp tree)


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