Re: R-beta: exponentiation

Peter Dalgaard BSA (p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk)
24 Apr 1998 10:19:16 +0200


To: Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch>
Subject: Re: R-beta: exponentiation
From: Peter Dalgaard BSA <p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk>
Date: 24 Apr 1998 10:19:16 +0200
In-Reply-To: Martin Maechler's message of Fri, 24 Apr 1998 10:11:12 +0200

Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch> writes:

> 
> >>>>> "Jim" == Jim Lindsey <jlindsey@luc.ac.be> writes:
> 
>     Jim> Values in the range 1e-30^1e12 to 1e-30^1e17 hang R0.61.2 under
>     Jim> Red Hat 5. (fed by nlm to a function). This is rather difficult to
>     Jim> debug when ctrl-C does not work!  Jim
> 
> yet another Linux (libc ?? / libm ??) problem...
> 
> I can confirm the same thing happens on Debian Linux.

- but not RedHat 4.2.... Yup. Has to be libc. Doug, tried Debian 2.0?

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