[LAD] denormal handling

Georg Holzmann grh at mur.at
Thu Sep 27 19:19:53 UTC 2007


Thanks for all the answers !

> it helps, but adding a small DC bias (i.e. adding a very very very small
> constant number to all sample data) works even better.

What do you mean with "works even better"? If we assume that denormal 
handling is supported by hardware (like in pentium4 + etc.), isn't this 
unnecessary ?

BTW: adding just a small DC bias won't work if I have IIR high pass like 
structure, or am I wrong ?

> if you app is going to be GPL'ed, feel free to grab libs/pbd/fpu.cc from
> the ardour source code. 



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