That Linux Squeak 2.3 float error again

Richard L. Peskin rlpcon at
Thu Feb 18 17:27:05 UTC 1999

At 2:24 PM -0500 2/18/99, Jarvis, Robert P. wrote:
>This situation arises because the implementation of Float>>raisedTo: uses
>logarithms to calculate the result.  On the Windows platform it turns out
>that the Microsoft C++ runtime lib gives back some unusual results for

I doubt if the Linux Squeak uses MS C++. Does this imply that the problem
is in the Pentium fp?

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