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[Chicken-janitors] #566: Cygwin doesn't display -0.0 correctly

From: Chicken Trac
Subject: [Chicken-janitors] #566: Cygwin doesn't display -0.0 correctly
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 19:24:03 -0000

#566: Cygwin doesn't display -0.0 correctly
 Reporter:  johnwcowan  |       Owner:       
     Type:  defect      |      Status:  new  
 Priority:  major       |   Milestone:  4.7.0
Component:  unknown     |     Version:  4.6.x
 Keywords:              |  
 (c)2008-2011 The Chicken Team
 (c)2000-2007 Felix L. Winkelmann
 Version 4.6.7
 windows-cygwin-x86 [ manyargs dload ptables ]
 compiled 2011-04-13 on LNGNYCL-FDB00M1 (CYGWIN_NT-5.1)

 #;1> (define nz (/ -1.0 +inf.0))
 #;2> nz

 This is probably happening because Chicken uses newlib rather than glibc.
 -0.0 should be detected as a special case in all Chickens and printed
 correctly, so as not to depend on the C library.

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