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0000146mercuryBugpublic2014-09-01 12:46
Reporterjuliensf 
Assigned Tojuliensf 
PrioritynormalSeverityminorReproducibilityalways
StatusassignedResolutionopen 
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Summary0000146: inf and Nan
DescriptionThe following is from the BUGS file in the Mercury distribution.

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Subject: bug report - Inf and NaN
Date: Wed, 4 Oct 1995 02:48:19 +1000 (EST)

The following module causes an "undefined variable Inf" error in the
generated C code, because 1E400 == Infinity, which gets printed as `Inf'.

:- module hello.
:- interface.
:- import_module io.

:- pred main(io__state::di, io__state::uo) is det.

:- implementation.

main -->
        io__write_float(1E400),
        io__write_string("\n").
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juliensf (administrator)

The upcoming change to better support infinities in the standard library should allow us to fix this.
The idea is to check whether float constants are infinity and if so replace them with a call to float.infinity or -float.infinity (as appropriate).
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2010-05-24 11:18 juliensf New Issue
2014-09-01 12:46 juliensf Note Added: 0000776
2014-09-01 12:46 juliensf Assigned To => juliensf
2014-09-01 12:46 juliensf Status new => assigned
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