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clisp console output problem
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- Subject: clisp console output problem
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Geoff Reynolds)
- Date: Wed, 11 Dec 96 11:01:07 +1200
- Organization: The Code Works Limited
Hello. I have noticed that when using clisp (1996-07-22) in an emacs
buffer or at the console, it produces different (incorrect) output
than when connected to a pipe. The problem shows up when printing
numbers longer than 8192 digits:
$ clisp -q -x "(expt 10 8192) (bye)" | cat
produces correct output ('1' followed by 8192 '0's), but:
$ clisp -q -x "(expt 10 8192) (bye)"
produces '1' followed by 8191 '0's and then a '1'.
It seems to happen with any larger number, anything after the first
8192 digits is simply a copy of the first 8192.
This is running on linux-2.0.12/libc-5.2.18/emacs-19.32
email@example.com (Geoff Reynolds)
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