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bug #37818: DUMP changes output base surprisingly

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Submitted on:  Tue 27 Nov 2012 02:18:03 AM UTC  
 
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: Fixed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Bernd Paysan <paysan>
Open/Closed: Open

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Tue 27 Nov 2012 11:24:49 PM UTC, comment #1:

We have that, it's called BASE-EXECUTE.

: dump ['] dump $10 base-execute ;

should wrap up dump nicely.

Bernd Paysan <paysan>
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Tue 27 Nov 2012 02:18:03 AM UTC, original submission:

To reproduce:

1. Enter "0 dump" into gforth, so it prints a stack underflow message, ok.

2. Enter "2 2 + ." and it prints "4" so everything seems to work fine.

3. Enter "8 8 + ." and it prints "10" because the output base is now hexadecimal, which I wouldn't have expected. It actually took me a while to figure out why I was getting wrong-looking numbers in my output because I thought it was my own buggy code making incorrect results.

Not sure what fix to suggest, e.g. maybe there should be an exception handler that restores the old output base.

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