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Bug #2483

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String#to_f of small numbers hangs

Added by mikisvaz (Miguel Vazquez) over 11 years ago. Updated almost 2 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
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ruby -v:
ruby 1.8.7 (2009-06-12 patchlevel 174) [i686-linux]
[ruby-core:27175]

Description

=begin
There is a problem in the String#to_f method. It hangs when the float is really small.

This works:
ruby-1.8 -e 'puts "1e-20".to_f'

This hangs:
ruby-1.8 -e 'puts "1e-100".to_f'
=end

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