[Rd] qbeta function (FYI, compiler bug)
7 Jan 2002 15:19:10 -0000
this is just to let you know that the qbeta function, which was
copied from R into Gnumeric, has been confirmed to be miscompiled
by gcc 2.96 on Linux. (That's Red Hat's compiler.)
This shows by qbeta(0.025,4,0.5) ending up taking the wrong
branch of "if (alpha <= 0.5)".
We compile things in a different context, so this may or may not
affect you. The qbeta function was taken from R 0.64.
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