[libre-riscv-dev] [Bug 74] preliminary exploratory software emulation of FP SQRT

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Sat Apr 27 16:08:07 BST 2019


--- Comment #10 from Aleksandar Kostovic <alexandar.kostovic at gmail.com> ---
>yehyeh! duUuuh, *now* it sinks in?? :)  you're the one that wanted
>to implement floating-point, ya muppet!
LOL. Takes time to sink in but worth the struggle of doing it :)

>... starts to make sense what jacob was saying about hardware
>not supporting 2 ** 0.5?
Yep, all clear

>just keep iterating and exploring, ok? not sure of something, simply
>write a small bit of code to check if it's true.
>the faster you can do that, the quicker you'll understand, and the
>quicker you can write the code.
>i regularly (like... 15 times a day) run python3 interactively just
>to do some exploring, not even write some code, just type directly
>at the prompt
Just like i did when learning verilog. Literaly had 100s of files for designs
that i was trying to build.

Everything takes practice to master, so i will practice as much as i can!

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