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/******************************** -*- C -*- ****************************
* Emulation for sqrtl
* Copyright 2002, 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
* Written by Paolo Bonzini.
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#include <float.h>
#include <math.h>
#include "mathl.h"
/* A simple Newton-Raphson method. */
long double
sqrtl(long double x)
long double delta, y;
int exponent;
/* Check for negative numbers */
if (x < 0.0L)
return (long double) sqrt(-1);
/* Check for zero, NANs and infinites */
if (x + x == x || x != x)
return x;
frexpl (x, &exponent);
y = ldexpl (x, -exponent / 2);
delta = y;
y = (y + x / y) * 0.5L;
delta -= y;
while (delta != 0.0L);
return y;
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