[Python-Dev] fmod.c

Neal Norwitz nnorwitz at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 06:07:48 CET 2007

Unless someone speaks up to save Python/fmod.c, I'll remove this file
in a few days.

Thanks Paul!


On 3/10/07, Paul Hankin <paul.hankin at pobox.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Is there any need for Python/fmod.c any more? I can't see how
> it can be included because there's no test for fmod in the
> ./configure script and grepping all files in the tree for fmod.c
> finds nothing except a commented out line in PC/os2vacpp/makefile.omk
> If it is needed, it needs fixing as it gives the wrong answer
> for x>=0 and y<0.
> Eg:
> fmod(0, -1) returns 1 rather than 0.
> (The comment in fmod.c is correct: it should return f such that
> x = i*y + f for some integer i, st |f| < |y| and f has the same
> sign as x).
> I'm happy to patch it, but I won't if it would be better just
> to remove the file.
> --
> Paul Hankin
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