[LAD] denormal handling

elthariel elthariel at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 17:44:15 UTC 2007

2007/9/27, Georg Holzmann <grh at mur.at>:
> Hallo list!
> I am just thinking about the right strategy for denormal handling in a
> floating point (single or double prec) audio application (and yes I
> already read the docs of the different methods at musicdsp and so on ...)
> Basically my question is, if it is enough to simply turn on the
> Flush-to-zero and Denormals-are-zero mode and then compile everything
> with -msse -mfpmath=sse ?
> I know it won't run on older Pentium3,2 etc. - but for the machines
> which support this feature, is this enough ?
> Thanks for any hint,
> LG
> Georg

I've a copy of a paper written by Laurent de Soras from ohmforce,
which comments differents solutions, you could find it here


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