Package Overview for Berkeley SoftFloat Release 3e

John R. Hauser
2018 January 20

Berkeley SoftFloat is a software implementation of binary floating-point that conforms to the IEEE Standard for Floating-Point Arithmetic. SoftFloat is distributed in the form of C source code. Building the SoftFloat sources generates a library file (typically softfloat.a or libsoftfloat.a) containing the floating-point subroutines.

The SoftFloat package is documented in the following files in the doc subdirectory:

Other files in the package comprise the source code for SoftFloat.