JDK-4851642 : Add fused multiply add to Java math library
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • Component: core-libs
  • Sub-Component: java.lang
  • Priority: P4
  • Affected Version: 5.0
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submit Date: 2003-04-21
  • Updated Date: 2017-08-22
  • Resolved Date: 2016-04-15
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JDK 9
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Description
Java's math libraries lack the fma (fused multiply-accumulate) function; this should be added to the math library.

The listed method is part of Tiger-feature 4633024.

Comments
Review thread: http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/core-libs-dev/2016-April/040138.html
2016-04-13

CONVERTED DATA BugTraq+ Release Management Values COMMIT TO FIX: mustang
2004-06-14

EVALUATION A fine idea. ###@###.### 2003-04-21 Deferring until after Tiger. ###@###.### 2003-09-08
2003-04-21