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bug#37140: 27.0.50; calc gives "Wrong type argument: number-or-marker-p,


From: Mattias Engdegård
Subject: bug#37140: 27.0.50; calc gives "Wrong type argument: number-or-marker-p, inf" to many operations
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 12:39:23 +0200

25 aug. 2019 kl. 01.02 skrev Richard Stallman <address@hidden>:
> 
> If Emacs is supposed to handle infinite floats, then compiling with
> -ffinite-math-only is inescapably bad because it will make the
> infinite floats fail to work.

I have no strong opinion on how best to detect broken infinity handling, but 
will just note that ±Inf are useful even in integer-only code as identities for 
`min' and `max' and similar code --- in fact, more so now that there is no 
longer a greatest integer.






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