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Re: perl v5.8.0 17238 on VMS_VAX V7.2

Brian Tillman
June 17, 2002 06:38
Re: perl v5.8.0 17238 on VMS_VAX V7.2
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>With a D_FLOAT build on Alpha, the only remaining failures related to
>number problems are these, all of which explicitly use numbers that
>are either too large or too small to be represented in D_FLOAT:
>lib/Math/BigInt/t/bare_mbi...........FAILED at test 2326
>lib/Math/BigInt/t/bigintpm...........FAILED at test 2326
>lib/Math/BigInt/t/sub_mbi............FAILED at test 2326
>lib/Math/Trig........................FAILED at test 21
>I'm surprised you don't see these on VAX, especially since you were
>still seeing them as of last Wednesday and I don't know of anything
>that would have done the appropriate skipping.

They may, in fact, be there.  I left the test suite running over the weekend
and when I got back, enough mail had com in that the notifications on the
screen pushed all evidence of the remaining tests out of the scrollback of
the DECterm.

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