From: Daniel J Sebald <daniel.sebald@ie...> - 2006-09-27 23:16:47
Hans-Bernhard Br=F6ker wrote:
> Daniel J Sebald wrote:
>> I guess it doesn't pay to understand what it is beyond the fact we
>> know gamma() =3D tgamma() on your system.
> Except that we don't actually know that. And even if we knew it, it=20
> wouldn't matter, because gnuplot doesn't use gamma() on a system that,
> like Chris', also has lgamma(). See specfun.c, line 91 ff.
> I.e. the actual bug is independent of what gamma() does on MacOS,=20
> because gnuplot isn't calling gamma(). We call lgamma(), and the bug i=
> that signgam is garbage.
Probably so. If this is the most up-to-date documentation:
there is no mention of a variable signgam. So perhaps it has no meaning =
anymore for Apple's platform. Why they would still have the variable in =
the library if that were the case, I'm not sure.