new testing version 1.7.90: ieee-utils, FAIL: float x = -1*0

Burgers A.R.
Mon Mar 27 07:48:00 GMT 2006

Jason Stover wrote:

> The following test failed:
> Making check in ieee-utils
> /usr/bin/make  test
> gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I.. -I..     -g -O2 -c test.c
> /usr/pkg/bin/bash ../libtool --tag=CC --mode=link gcc  -g -O2    -o test  test.o ../err/ ../test/ ../sys/ ../utils/ -lm
> gcc -g -O2 -o test test.o  ./.libs/libgslieeeutils.a ../err/.libs/libgslerr.a ../test/.libs/libgsltest.a ../sys/.libs/libgslsys.a ../utils/.libs/libutils.a -lm
> /usr/bin/make  check-TESTS
> FAIL: float x = -1*0, sign is - (0 observed vs 1 expected) [5]
> [1]   Floating point exception (core dumped) ${dir}${tst}
> FAIL: test

I get the same error on Tru64. The debugger show the failure
is on line 220: x=2*f with f= FLT_MAX, x and f being floats.


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