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From:
Father Chrysostomos via RT
Date:
June 8, 2016 00:52
Subject:
[perl #62746] Perl_my_atof does not "correctly round"
Message ID:
rt-4.0.18-11650-1465347107-1265.62746-15-0@perl.org
On Tue Jun 07 17:22:45 2016, dcollinsn@gmail.com wrote:
> Perl 5.10.0:
> 0x3FEF_FFFF_FFE0_0000 -> 0.99999999976716936 -> 0x3FEF_FFFF_FFDF_FFFF
> 
> 
> Perl 5.20.0 and blead:
> 0x3FEF_FFFF_FFE0_0000 -> 0.99999999976716936 -> 0x3FEF_FFFF_FFE0_0000
> 
> 
> I do believe this ticket can be closed.

Are you sure the difference is not just due to different default configuration values on the different versions of perl?  Could you do a bisect?

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Father Chrysostomos


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