Clojure

bigint, biginteger throw on double values outside of long range

Details

  • Type: Defect Defect
  • Status: Closed Closed
  • Priority: Minor Minor
  • Resolution: Completed
  • Affects Version/s: None
  • Fix Version/s: Release 1.6
  • Component/s: None
  • Labels:
    None
  • Patch:
    Code and Test
  • Approval:
    Ok

Description

The bigint and biginteger functions throw on double values outside of long range

This works fine:

user> (bigint (* 0.99 Long/MAX_VALUE))
9131138316486227968N

but passing any Float or Double values outside the range of a long throw an exception:

user> (bigint (* 1.01 Long/MAX_VALUE))
IllegalArgumentException Value out of range for long: 9.315605757223324E18  clojure.lang.RT.longCast (RT.java:1178)

Cause: bigint and biginteger cover a series of possible input cases but did not have an explicit case for Float or Double, so was falling back to default.

Solution: Add check for Float/Double case that coerces the input to double, then uses BigDecimal.valueOf(), then converts to a BigInteger and so on as with other types.

Patch: clj-1197-make-bigint-work-on-all-doubles-v1.txt

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Alex Miller added a comment -

Cleaned up the description a bit.

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Alex Miller added a comment - Cleaned up the description a bit.
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Gabriel Horner added a comment -

Looks good. Tests pass and the failing example now converts correctly

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Gabriel Horner added a comment - Looks good. Tests pass and the failing example now converts correctly
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Andy Fingerhut added a comment -

Patch clj-1197-make-bigint-work-on-all-doubles-v1.txt dated Apr 7 2013 changes bigint and biginteger so that they return the correct value for all float and double values, and no longer throw an exception.

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Andy Fingerhut added a comment - Patch clj-1197-make-bigint-work-on-all-doubles-v1.txt dated Apr 7 2013 changes bigint and biginteger so that they return the correct value for all float and double values, and no longer throw an exception.

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