[Python-Dev] HAVE_HYPOT still needed?
Tue, 7 Aug 2001 12:07:34 -0400
> As I was removing outdated #ifdefs my eye fell on HAVE_HYPOT, and
> I have this very vague recollection that some old 68K Macs were the
> only system where hypot() wasn't in the C library.
The only comments about this in the codebase and in NEWS suggest that's so.
> Does anyone know this for sure?
Perhaps God -- the rest of us run on a finite number of machines <wink>.
> If so we could remove the whole hypot() stuff...
+1, including nuking Python/hypot.c. hypot() is a std C library function,
so any platform without it is plain busted; and an alpha release is the only
time we dare test that hypot<wink>hesis.