[Maxima] unsimplified result from integrate
macrakis at alum.mit.edu
Wed Jan 21 13:14:48 CST 2009
On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 6:12 AM, Barton Willis <willisb at unk.edu> wrote:
> I was looking into bug 2465066 "unsimplified result from integrate."...
> Changing simplify to ($expand ... 0 0) fixes the bug. I'm not sure why
> ($expand ... 0 0) works and simplify doesn't. Maybe the code needs to be
> fixed elsewhere. Advice? Is ($expand ... 0 0) an OK fix?
Well, ($expand ... 0 0) is possibly an acceptable interim patch until
you find the source of the problem, but the problem should really be
fixed at the source. Some piece of code is returning as simplified
without going through the simplifier, which may be causing other
problems as well.
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