|Bill Allombert on Sat, 10 May 2014 22:26:16 +0200|
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|Re: Reducible thue() might be missing solutions|
On Sat, May 10, 2014 at 09:14:05PM +0200, Karim Belabas wrote: > * Bill Allombert [2014-05-10 20:08]: > > On Sat, May 10, 2014 at 07:09:12PM +0200, Karim Belabas wrote: > > > 1) Here's a minimal fix for 2.7.* > [...] > > Which you applied to pari 2.7.1. > > > > Thus, should I make a 3rd prerelease of pari-2.7.1 with this change ? > > I'm afraid so. > > It's a nasty bug: besides a number of minor consequences, it breaks thue(), > which users could rely on in publications. And breaks it in a bad way: > we return incomplete answers to a difficult problem, which is > impossible to check without an altenate implementation. > > There's no point releasing a stable version containing a known grave bug. > Especially when the fix is a 2 lines patch. Done. I will send a more formal announcement tomorrow once the build logs have ran. Cheers, Bill.