Floating Point Performance Enhancement Tool
Original Publication Date: 1989-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28
Disclosed is a tool (FPPET-Floating Point Performance Enhancement Tool) that was used to improve the floating point performance of the IBM RT PC. Comments are added to an RT assembly listing. These comments are processed by the FPPET which expands them into RT instructions that directly access high function AFPA (Advanced Floating Point Accelerator) capabilities.