outer fails with group generic operations on factors (PR#166)

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk
13 Apr 1999 20:42:38 +0200

Peter Dalgaard BSA <p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk> writes:

> Actually, it *does* launch Ops.factor, but it gets confused by garbage
> in .Generic. The bug is this line in DispatchGroup:
>     sprintf(generic, "%s", CHAR(PRINTNAME(CAR(call))));
> which presumably should rather look at the "op" arg. 
> I'll have a closer look.

It *apparently* works to change the above line to:

 sprintf(generic, "%s", PRIMNAME(op));

"make check" completes (haven't checked the output yet), but can we
*really* be sure that "op" is a .Primitive at that point?

Anyone know better?

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