Bug in gmp/mpfr/mpc, never ending ctan computation

Vincent Lefevre vincent at vinc17.net
Mon Nov 19 12:41:06 UTC 2018

On 2018-11-19 12:49:12 +0100, Richard Biener wrote:
> I see.  So I guess one issue might be that mpfr numbers have a
> precision (mantissa bits?) but no restriction on the exponent?

MPFR has a bounded (user configurable) exponent range, with underflow
and overflow exceptions for out-of-range results, like in IEEE 754.

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