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perldelta for 890b5089ee
authorSteve Hay <steve.m.hay@googlemail.com>
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:14:42 +0000 (13:14 +0000)
committerSteve Hay <steve.m.hay@googlemail.com>
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:14:42 +0000 (13:14 +0000)
pod/perldelta.pod

index 8034df4..49d2125 100644 (file)
@@ -346,6 +346,12 @@ opening C</dev/null>, which works the Win32 Perl's normal C<:unix> layer, was
 implemented for C<:win32>.
 L<[perl #122224]|https://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=122224>
 
+=item *
+
+A new makefile option, C<USE_LONG_DOUBLE>, has been added to the Windows
+dmake makefile for gcc builds only.  Set this to "define" if you want perl to
+use long doubles to give more accuracy and range for floating point numbers.
+
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