[New-bugs-announce] [issue30464] gammavariate has a wrong comment

Leonardo De Marchi report at bugs.python.org
Wed May 24 17:47:13 EDT 2017

New submission from Leonardo De Marchi:

The gammavariate function in random.py has a wrong comment.

It says that when alpha is one it's equivalent to call expovariate(1).

We can see that is not true (see graphs) and it should be expovariate(1/beta). It's not a big deal but it can cause confusion.

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severity: normal
status: open
title: gammavariate has a wrong comment
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