Re: [R] what is the .Machine$double.xmin for a 64 bit machine?

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Tue 12 Jul 2005 - 20:38:44 EST

"S.O. Nyangoma" <S.O.Nyangoma@amc.uva.nl> writes:

> I use a 32 bit machine. For those using 64 bit machines,
>
> what is the .Machine$double.xmin for for machines?
>
> regards. Stephen.
>

Depends on the FPU which is basically independent of the address mode:

PIII, Fedora Core 4:

> .Machine$double.xmin

[1] 2.225074e-308

Opteron, Fedora Core 4:

> .Machine$double.xmin

[1] 2.225074e-308

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