[Numpy-tickets] [NumPy] #896: Geometric, negative binomial and poisson fail for extreme arguments

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Mon Sep 1 07:01:06 CDT 2008


#896: Geometric, negative binomial and poisson fail for extreme arguments
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 Reporter:  anand   |        Owner:  rkern   
     Type:  defect  |       Status:  assigned
 Priority:  normal  |    Milestone:  1.2.1   
Component:  Other   |      Version:  none    
 Severity:  normal  |   Resolution:          
 Keywords:          |  
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Comment (by anand):

 If the standard array behavior is to set to -LONG_MAX-1 when casting to
 long fails, it makes sense for the RNG's to conform... but isn't that a C
 gotcha that numpy should protect against like it does with array bounds
 checking?

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