[LAD] Searching information about: denomals HUGE NaN Inf

Sampo Savolainen v2 at iki.fi
Fri May 11 09:25:20 UTC 2007

Quoting Steven Chamberlain <steven at pyro.eu.org>:

> audio-mobster wrote:
> > can someone tell me where I get infomation about: denomals HUGE NaN
> Inf?
> Description of denormals etc., and how they're represented in memory:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEEE_754#Single-precision_32_bit
> As for tackling denormal issues:
> http://music.columbia.edu/pipermail/linux-audio-dev/2003-August/004581.html
> http://music.columbia.edu/pipermail/linux-audio-dev/2004-June/008739.html
> The FLUSH_TO_ZERO(x) macro can be seen used in TAP's tap_utils.h

The DAZ bit in the processor is often more efficient.


For a basic introduction to what denormals are and how they affect the life
of music production:  http://ardour.org/node/139


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