bugMIT/GNU Scheme - Bugs: bug #27513, Gambit's arithmetic puts us to...


bug #27513: Gambit's arithmetic puts us to shame

Submitted by:  Taylor R. Campbell <riastradh>
Submitted on:  Thu 24 Sep 2009 05:20:59 AM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Suboptimal behavior
Status: NonePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: Taylor R. Campbell <riastradh>Originator Name: 
Open/Closed: Open

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Thu 24 Sep 2009 05:20:59 AM UTC, original submission:

(expt 27 2/3)
;Value: 8.999999999999998

(expt (expt 2 2000) 3/2000)
;The object 114813069527425452423283320117768198402231770208869520047764273682576626139237031385665948631650626991844596463898746277344711896086305533142593135616665318539129989145312280000688779148240044871428926990063486244781615463646388363947317026040466353970904996558162398808944629605623311649536164221970332681344168908984458505602379484807914058900934776500429002716706625830522008132236281291761267883317206598995396418127021779858404042159853183251540889433902091920554957783589672039160081957216630582755380425583726015528348786419432054508915275783882625175435528800822842770817965453762184851149029376, passed as the first argument to integer->flonum, is not in the correct range.

(integer-shift-left (expt 2 50) -1)
;Hardware trap SIGBUS

Gambit gives:

> (expt 27 2/3)


> (expt (expt 2 2000) 3/2000)


> (arithmetic-shift (expt 2 50) -1)


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