[Maxima] gcd problem
robert.dodier at gmail.com
Wed Feb 14 09:30:58 CST 2007
On 2/14/07, Raymond Toy <raymond.toy at ericsson.com> wrote:
> Stavros> *silent* failure is almost always unacceptable. *IF* we are going to use
> Stavros> integer arithmetic, we have to err out in the case of overflow. I don't
> Stavros> think there are mechanisms for doing that in all (any?) of the Lisps we run
> Stavros> in without using generic arithmetic.
> I agree that we need to do something. An explicit check might be
> necessary, but perhaps only for GCL.
Maybe it is enough to adjust the GCL compiler flags -- maybe the
flags are set to favor speed over safety. I don't know for sure.
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