Bug in floating point multiplication

Ian Kelly ian.g.kelly at gmail.com
Thu Jul 2 17:32:43 CEST 2015


On Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 9:28 AM, Ian Kelly <ian.g.kelly at gmail.com> wrote:
> On my Chromebook, using Python 2.7.6 from the Ubuntu Trusty
> distribution, I get AssertionError, and x == 1.
>
> In Python 3.4.0 on the same system, the code runs to completion. Both
> Pythons appear to be 64-bit builds.
>
> On my Mint 17.1 desktop (which should be using the same packages), I
> get the same results.

Apologies for the accidental top-posting. Also, the full sys.version
string for the 2.7.6 Python is:

2.7.6 (default, Jun 22 2015, 17:58:13)
[GCC 4.8.2]


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