Commit 202bd7bf authored by Paul Eggert's avatar Paul Eggert
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Fix logb on zero, infinite, NaN args

Change logb to return -infinity, +infinity, and NaN respectively.
Formerly logb returned an extreme fixnum to represent
infinity, but this is no longer the right thing to do now that
we have bignums and there is no extreme integer.
* doc/lispref/numbers.texi (Float Basics), etc/NEWS: Document.
* src/floatfns.c (Flogb): Implement this.
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......@@ -313,14 +313,18 @@ and returns the result. @var{x1} and @var{x2} must be floating point.
@defun logb x
This function returns the binary exponent of @var{x}. More
precisely, the value is the logarithm base 2 of @math{|x|}, rounded
down to an integer.
precisely, if @var{x} is finite and nonzero, the value is the
logarithm base 2 of @math{|x|}, rounded down to an integer.
If @var{x} is zero, infinite, or a NaN, the value is minus infinity,
plus infinity, or a NaN respectively.
(logb 10)
@result{} 3
(logb 10.0e20)
@result{} 69
(logb 0)
@result{} -1.0e+INF
@end example
@end defun
......@@ -1112,6 +1112,10 @@ old-style backquotes as new-style, bind the new variable
integer, Emacs now signals an error if the number is too large for the
implementation to format.
** logb now returns infinity when given an infinite or zero argument,
and returns a NaN when given a NaN. Formerly, it returned an extreme
fixnum for such arguments.
** Some functions and variables obsolete since Emacs 22 have been removed:
archive-mouse-extract, assoc-ignore-case, assoc-ignore-representation,
......@@ -306,27 +306,22 @@ This is the same as the exponent of a float. */)
if (FLOATP (arg))
double f = XFLOAT_DATA (arg);
if (f == 0)
else if (isfinite (f))
return make_float (-HUGE_VAL);
if (!isfinite (f))
return f < 0 ? make_float (-f) : arg;
int ivalue;
frexp (f, &ivalue);
value = ivalue - 1;
else if (BIGNUMP (arg))
else if (!FIXNUMP (arg))
value = mpz_sizeinbase (XBIGNUM (arg)->value, 2) - 1;
eassert (FIXNUMP (arg));
EMACS_INT i = eabs (XFIXNUM (arg));
value = (i == 0
: EMACS_UINT_WIDTH - 1 - ecount_leading_zeros (i));
if (i == 0)
return make_float (-HUGE_VAL);
value = EMACS_UINT_WIDTH - 1 - ecount_leading_zeros (eabs (i));
return make_fixnum (value);
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