[PD] What exactly is a "stack overflow" ?
matju at artengine.ca
Thu Dec 20 04:41:26 CET 2007
On Thu, 20 Dec 2007, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> as an abstraction called: [funtil] It will bang 1000000000000 times
> unless stopped, which is more bangs for the bang than most people would
no, 1000000000000 as a float is non-representable and will be
rounded to the closest number within float32, which is 999999995904. Then
it will cause an overflow, which will transform the value to -727384064,
which will cause 3567583232 iterations.
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