[patch, libfortran] fix a**(-huge(i)-1)

Steve Kargl sgk@troutmask.apl.washington.edu
Tue Mar 6 20:36:00 GMT 2007


On Tue, Mar 06, 2007 at 09:21:32PM +0100, Thomas Koenig wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 02, 2007 at 04:31:40PM -0800, Steve Kargl wrote:
> 
> > > 	PR libfortran/30981
> > > 	* m4/pow_m4: Use appropriate unsigned int type for u.
>  
> > OK.
> 
> What do people think about backporting this to 4.2 at the last
> minute?  On the one hand, this has been on trunk less than a
> week (since Sunday); on the other hand, its effects are nasty
> (an endless loop on seemingly innocent code).
> 

IMO, it fixes a bug, and a backport looks to be straight forward,
so I see no reason not to fix 4.2.

But, you probably want to ask markm for approval.

-- 
Steve



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