[Pixman] [cairo] Floating point API in Pixman

Jean-Claude Repetto jcrml at mxm.eu
Thu Aug 12 08:12:36 PDT 2010

Le 12/08/2010 12:24, Soeren Sandmann a écrit :
> Andrea Canciani<ranma42 at gmail.com>  writes:
>> If we can't assume that we have a (fast) FPU,
> There is a fairly common misconception that ARM CPUs never have
> hardware floating point; that may be part of why some people are
> worried.
> However, until we hear from someone who can credibly claim that he is
> going to ship pixman to a non-trivial number of people on non-FPU
> hardware, I think assuming hardware floating point is fine.

Only high-end ARM processors of the most recent family (ARM-11) have a FPU.
For example, TomTom PNAs contain ARM-9 processors, and millions of them 
have been shipped.


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