[Rd] rpois hangs (PR#530)
Sun, 30 Apr 2000 21:57:59 +0200 (MET DST)
On 30 Apr 2000, Peter Dalgaard BSA wrote:
>On Intel, that consistently gives
>> rpois(1, 1000000 * rpois(1, 10000))
>I.e. signs of integer overflow.
> Apparently you partly get away with it
>on a 64 bit machine, but I'm not surprised you get into regimes that
>are not well tested by the poor developers working on hardware from
>the bygone millennium....
:-) Whaddayamean "bygone", you're speaking to an astronomer here, you
know... :-) Anyway, if I can put my hardware to use, I'd be happy to do
so, just give me some detailed instructions.
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