[Libre-soc-dev] daily kan-ban update 25apr2022

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Tue Apr 26 10:03:11 BST 2022

On Tue, Apr 26, 2022 at 5:07 AM Jacob Lifshay <programmerjake at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 25, 2022 at 2:08 AM Jacob Lifshay <programmerjake at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Working on goldschmidt division: wrote out the full error bounds
> > algorithm -- it fails, so I marked them unittest.skip, will fix bugs
> > tomorrow.
> I fixed the bugs, goldschmidt division now works!
> https://git.libre-soc.org/?p=soc.git;a=commit;h=6af1a415a6885a2645fc1bc3adc8a3a3cc3aaaf7


> it doesn't have a good algorithm for picking parameters yet, but it
> can at least do the math to know if the parameters picked should work
> for all inputs, without just brute-force checking.

nice.  i would have just done "if error less than bits-required"
which of course always needs one more iteration per every
single operation.


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