Re: Re: bug in Mathematica 3.0 ?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg7261] Re: [mg7239] Re: [mg7213] bug in Mathematica 3.0 ?*From*: "w.meeussen" <w.meeussen.vdmcc at vandemoortele.be>*Date*: Tue, 20 May 1997 02:58:59 -0400 (EDT)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

At 19:13 17-05-97 -0400, seanross at worldnet.att.net wrote: >ASU_FS wrote: >> >> I'm using Mathematica ver: 3.0 for Win95 on a Pentium machine. >> I typed in the following test: >> Timing[Prime{123456789]]. >> I get the following error: >> MathKernel >> This program has performed an illegal operation..... >> The details: >> MathKernel caused a divide error in module MathDll.dll at 0137:0072843e >> >> The same test on a 486 and Mathematica 2 on Windows 3.1 works well, and >> also on a SGI with Mathematica ver: 3.0. >> >> Do other people have the same problem ? If so is there a fix to it. >> >> Regards, >> R. Wathelet. > >I tried it on my win95 pentium and got the same message you did. I did >fix the code so it read Timing[Prime[123456789]]. > > In[37]:= Timing[Prime[12345]] Out[37]= {0.06 Second,132241} In[38]:= Timing[Prime[123456]] Out[38]= {0.11 Second,1632899} In[39]:= Timing[Prime[1234567]] Out[39]= {0.71 Second,19394489} In[40]:= Timing[Prime[12345678]] Out[40]= {1.64 Second,224284387} In[41]:= Timing[Prime[123456789]] Kernel made invalid operation ... you'r right !! Dr. Wouter L. J. MEEUSSEN eu000949 at pophost.eunet.be w.meeussen.vdmcc at vandemoortele.be