bugGNU Common Lisp - Bugs: bug #25768, *READ-BASE* affects float parsing


bug #25768: *READ-BASE* affects float parsing

Submitted by:  Robert Dodier <robert_dodier>
Submitted on:  Thu 05 Mar 2009 04:41:30 PM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed

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Thu 21 Nov 2013 04:25:04 PM UTC, comment #1:

Thanks for your report! Fixed in the latest release, 2.6.10.

Camm Maguire <camm>
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Thu 05 Mar 2009 04:41:30 PM UTC, original submission:

According to CLHS, READ-BASE should only affect integers and rationals, not floats.
But in GCL 2.6.7 on Linux, I see this:

(setq read-base 2.)
(type-of (read-from-string "1d0"))

With GCL 2.6.8pre on Windows XP, I get LONG-FLOAT. However someone else reported an incorrect result (apparently SYMBOL) on Windows XP with the version reported as 2.6.8.

Thanks for your attention to this.

Robert Dodier <robert_dodier>


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