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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: svn commit: r730881 - in /httpd/httpd/trunk: configure.in support/Makefile.in
Date Sat, 03 Jan 2009 01:50:34 GMT
Rainer Jung wrote:
> On 03.01.2009 02:02, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>> rjung@apache.org wrote:
>>> Author: rjung
>>> Date: Fri Jan  2 16:58:11 2009
>>> New Revision: 730881
>>>
>>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=730881&view=rev
>>> Log:
>>> We need to link only ab against libm (because of
>>> sqrt()).
>>
>> Uhm - sure that mod_status and a few others didn't also need this
>> on some platforms due to double/float arithmetic (statistics?)
> 
> It's always hard to be sure for all platforms, but at least it works on
> Solaris and Linux, and I can't find any libm symbols in mod_status.
> 
> The floats there are only used in simple divisions and printf.
> 
> As I understand it, Windows builds are not influenced by these changes,
> because they use a separate build apparatus?

Correct, but if I remember right, manipulating long long's into doubles
on solaris 8 and several other operating systems involves libm stub helpers.

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