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Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2020 09:23:38 -0500
From: Rich Felker <>
To: "" <>
Subject: Re: [BUG] catanf: overflow when the parameter is valid

On Wed, Feb 05, 2020 at 08:32:26AM -0500, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 05, 2020 at 04:33:43PM +0800, wrote:
> >    Hi!
> >    I wrote some testcases for catanf(), and found that catanf(1+0*I) return
> >    99999996802856924650656260769173209088+99999996802856924650656260769173209088*I,
> >    which should return pi/4 in expected. catanl, catanhf, and catanhl have
> >    the same problem. Is this a bug? Any patches existed?
> >    Thank you in advance!
> Looks like the equivalent of commit
> 10e4bd3780050e75b72aac5d85c31816419bb17d for catan was not applied to
> catanf. It should be an easy fix. I'll look at it.
> BTW your mail contained an empty plaintext part and the actual message
> was buried in the html version. I was able to dig it out to reply, but
> try to send text-only or at least with a matching text part since many
> readers probably can't see your email and the archive probably missed
> the body.

Proposed patch attached. It should be identical to the changes in
10e4bd3780050e75b72aac5d85c31816419bb17d except that it's applied to
catanf and catanl.


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