[DOC] : Update 4.6 release notes w.r.t __float128

Submitted by Uros Bizjak on April 3, 2011, 6:16 p.m.

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Uros Bizjak April 3, 2011, 6:16 p.m.
Hello!

__float128 is supported on Darwin, FreeBSD, Solaris 2, MinGW and
Cygwin for 32-bit and 64-bit targets. Also, add a line for Windows
x86/x86_64 specific notes to mention added support for __float128.

cvs diff: Diffing .

OK for documentation?

Uros.

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Gerald Pfeifer April 3, 2011, 6:38 p.m.
On Sun, 3 Apr 2011, Uros Bizjak wrote:
> __float128 is supported on Darwin, FreeBSD, Solaris 2, MinGW and
> Cygwin for 32-bit and 64-bit targets. Also, add a line for Windows
> x86/x86_64 specific notes to mention added support for __float128.

Looks good, thanks for catching this!

Gerald
Uros Bizjak April 3, 2011, 7:40 p.m.
On Sun, Apr 3, 2011 at 8:38 PM, Gerald Pfeifer <gerald@pfeifer.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 3 Apr 2011, Uros Bizjak wrote:
>> __float128 is supported on Darwin, FreeBSD, Solaris 2, MinGW and
>> Cygwin for 32-bit and 64-bit targets. Also, add a line for Windows
>> x86/x86_64 specific notes to mention added support for __float128.
>
> Looks good, thanks for catching this!

Thanks, installed with a similar note also for Darwin x86.

Uros.

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       to <code>-fno-omit-frame-pointer</code> by configuring GCC with
       the <code>--enable-frame-pointer</code> configure option.</li>
     <li>Darwin, FreeBSD, Solaris 2, MinGW and Cygwin now all support
-      <code>__float128</code> on 32-bit x86 targets.</li>
+      <code>__float128</code> on 32-bit and 64-bit x86 targets.</li>
     <li>AVX floating-point arithmetic can now be enabled by default at
       configure time with the new <code>--with-fpmath=avx</code> option.</li>
     <li>The SSA loop prefetching pass is enabled when
@@ -1048,6 +1048,8 @@ 
     current definition of <code>macro-name</code> is saved and can be
     restored with <code>#pragma pop_macro(&quot;macro-name&quot;)</code>
     to its saved definition.</li>
+    <li>Enable 128-bit long double (<code>__float128</code>) support on
+      MinGW and Cygwin.</li>
   </ul>

 <h2>Documentation improvements</h2>