#102 Gamma of neg float >> fatal error

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2002-08-12
2002-08-10
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gamma(-0.5) gives

Error: Caught fatal error

gamma(-1/2) correctly gives -2 sqrt(%pi)

In general, gamma of a float fails for non-integer negative
arguments -- except when there's an overflow first, e.g.
gamma(-123.01).

Discussion

  • Stavros Macrakis

    • summary: Gamma of neg float fatal --> Gamma of neg float >> fatal error
     
  • James Amundson

    James Amundson - 2002-08-12

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    The reported bug is not present in the current version of cvs.

    Thank you for your report. If you see this bug in a later version
    of Maxima, please submit a new bug report.

     
  • James Amundson

    James Amundson - 2002-08-12
    • status: open --> closed
     

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