Pentium chips have f.p.u. error -- rounding error on division

Gerard Tromp tromp at sanger.bcm.tju.edu
Thu Nov 24 18:26:44 EST 1994


Greetings,

	Aljandro Schaffer (developer/co-developer of FASTLINK) informs me that 
LINKAGE/FASTLINK, fortunately use almost no floating point division. So, the bug
is unlikely to affect linkage calculations after all.


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Gerard Tromp, Ph.D.
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